1 tr to remove most of the water from (a substance or material); dehydrate
2 tr to preserve (food) by removing moisture; dry
3 intr to become dried up
(C16: from Latin desiccare to dry up, from de- + siccare to dry, from siccus dry)
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dehydrate, drain, dry, evaporate, exsiccate, parch
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