Verb > Dehydrate

Verb > Dehydrate

somewhat technical

1 (+ object) : to remove water or moisture from (something, such as food)

Salt dehydrates the meat and keeps it from spoiling.

2 : to lose too much water

(no object)

Athletes drink lots of water so they don’t dehydrate.

(+ object)

Exercising in this heat will dehydrate you.

dehydrated adjective (more dehydrated; most dehydrated)

dehydrated fruit

dehydrated athletes

dehydration noun (noncount)

Athletes drink lots of water to prevent dehydration.