What is the meaning of dehydrated?


  • Preserve by removing all water and liquids from.
    • usage: "carry dehydrated food on your camping trip"
  • Remove water from.
    • usage: "All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me"
  • Lose water or moisture.
    • usage: "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"


  • Suffering from excessive loss of water from the body.
    • usage: "fever resulted from becoming dehydrated"; "was dehydrated after the marathon"
  • Preserved by removing natural moisture.
    • usage: "dried beef"; "dried fruit"; "dehydrated eggs"; "shredded and desiccated coconut meat"
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APAWordNet. (2010). dehydrated. Retrieved September 19, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/dehydrated/definitions/1172143
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "dehydrated" http://smartdefine.org/dehydrated/definitions/1172143 (accessed September 19, 2018).
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