Meaning of dehydrate
Pronunciation: (dē-hī'drāt), [key]
— v., -drat•ed, -drat•ing.
- to deprive (a chemical compound) of water or the elements of water.
- to free (fruit, vegetables, etc.) from moisture for preservation; dry.
- to remove water from (the body or a tissue).
- to deprive of spirit, force, or meaning; render less interesting or effectual.
- to lose water or moisture: Milk dehydrates easily.
- dehydrate (Thesaurus)