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Meaning of "dry out" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DRY OUT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DRY OUT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dry out is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb dry out in English.

WHAT DOES DRY OUT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of dry out in the English dictionary

The definition of dry out in the dictionary is to make or become dry. Other definition of dry out is to undergo or cause to undergo treatment for alcoholism or drug addiction.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DRY OUT

PRESENT

Present
I dry out
you dry out
he/she/it dries out
we dry out
you dry out
they dry out
Present continuous
I am drying out
you are drying out
he/she/it is drying out
we are drying out
you are drying out
they are drying out
Present perfect
I have dried out
you have dried out
he/she/it has dried out
we have dried out
you have dried out
they have dried out
Present perfect continuous
I have been drying out
you have been drying out
he/she/it has been drying out
we have been drying out
you have been drying out
they have been drying out
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I dried out
you dried out
he/she/it dried out
we dried out
you dried out
they dried out
Past continuous
I was drying out
you were drying out
he/she/it was drying out
we were drying out
you were drying out
they were drying out
Past perfect
I had dried out
you had dried out
he/she/it had dried out
we had dried out
you had dried out
they had dried out
Past perfect continuous
I had been drying out
you had been drying out
he/she/it had been drying out
we had been drying out
you had been drying out
they had been drying out
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will dry out
you will dry out
he/she/it will dry out
we will dry out
you will dry out
they will dry out
Future continuous
I will be drying out
you will be drying out
he/she/it will be drying out
we will be drying out
you will be drying out
they will be drying out
Future perfect
I will have dried out
you will have dried out
he/she/it will have dried out
we will have dried out
you will have dried out
they will have dried out
Future perfect continuous
I will have been drying out
you will have been drying out
he/she/it will have been drying out
we will have been drying out
you will have been drying out
they will have been drying out
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would dry out
you would dry out
he/she/it would dry out
we would dry out
you would dry out
they would dry out
Conditional continuous
I would be drying out
you would be drying out
he/she/it would be drying out
we would be drying out
you would be drying out
they would be drying out
Conditional perfect
I would have dry out
you would have dry out
he/she/it would have dry out
we would have dry out
you would have dry out
they would have dry out
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been drying out
you would have been drying out
he/she/it would have been drying out
we would have been drying out
you would have been drying out
they would have been drying out
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you dry out
we let´s dry out
you dry out
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to dry out
Past participle
dried out
Present Participle
drying out
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DRY OUT

dry goods store
dry hole
dry ice
dry kiln
dry land
dry law
dry lightning
dry martini
dry measure
dry nurse
dry point
dry riser
dry rot
dry run
dry shampoo
dry slope
dry steam
dry stock
Dry Tortugas
dry up

WORDS THAT END LIKE DRY OUT

buy out
carry out
check out
cry out
day in, day out
eat out
figure out
fill out
find out
get out
lay out
log out
long drawn out
on the way out
pay out
play out
sign out
spy out
stay out
try out

Synonyms and antonyms of dry out in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dry out» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DRY OUT

Find out the translation of dry out to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dry out from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dry out» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

secar
570 millions of speakers

English

dry out
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सूखे से बाहर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تجف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

высохнуть
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

secar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শুকিয়ে তোলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dessécher
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

kering
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

austrocknen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

完全に乾く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

건조
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Garing
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khô
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உலர்ந்து போதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बाहेर कोर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kurumak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

asciugare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyschnąć
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

висохнути
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

usuce
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στεγνώσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitdroog
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

torka ut
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tørke ut
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dry out

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DRY OUT»

The term «dry out» is quite widely used and occupies the 40.431 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DRY OUT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «dry out» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «dry out» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dry out

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DRY OUT»

Discover the use of dry out in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dry out and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Boiler Operator's Handbook
Boil-out and Complete Dry-out This normally only applies to a new boiler. You may have to boil-out a boiler after tube replacements or complete dry-out of some refractory repair so follow the sequence when necessary. The entire process is ...
Kenneth E. Heselton, 2005
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The A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Dry out Colloquial term for voluntary drug withdrawal. Dry up Colloquial term for limited availability of a drug, especially heroin, due to law enforcement activities or general interruptions in drug supply networks. Dry whiskey Colloquial term for  ...
Thomas Nordegren, 2002
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J & P Transformer Book
The presence of this moisture brings about a reduction in the dielectric strength of the material and also an increase in its volume. The increase in volume is such that, on a large transformer, until the windings have been given an initial dry out,  ...
Martin Heathcote, 2011
4
Popular Mechanics
Rinse and dry out the ABS computer, although it may be more difficult to find and remove than the engine computer. Check a repair manual to find it, if necessary. Rinse and lubricate the harness connections to the wheel speed sensors.
5
Simplified Irrigation Design
The capacity of a soil to hold water long enough for plants to use it and not dry out too quickly is of prime concern. Water is held in the soil in two ways. The organic matter in the soil, for example, ground-up leaves or shredded bark, will soak up ...
Pete Melby, 1995
6
Scenic Art for the Theatre: History, Tools, and Techniques
Clean sand can be purchased from sandblasting suppliers. This sand is strained carefully according to its coarseness and is much more expensive than other kinds. Straight sand can be used to simulate soil. Real soil will dry out in the theatre ...
Susan Crabtree, Peter Beudert, 2005
7
Ortho Home Gardener's Problem Solver
You may be able to save plants that are mildly infected by water molds by letting the soil dry out. Control: If the plant is a tree or large shrub, remove the soil from around the rotted parts of the trunk and roots. Exposure to air will slow down or ...
Denny Schrock, Ortho Books, 2004
8
Fine Woodworking on Wood and how to Dry it: 41 Articles
Spalted wood that is too hard will most likely check, because it's right in between and is really unstable. One beauty of spalted wood is that in a sense it has been allowed to age. It is no longer green, and needs only to dry out. For some reason  ...
Fine Woodworking, Madeleine Kahn, 1986
9
Your Mobile Home: Energy and Repair Guide for Manufactured ...
The home's wood framing must dry out if the home is to be saved. Removing exterior siding may be necessary or desirable for drying if the walls were several feet under water (See “Removing Exterior Siding to Insulate” on page 99.) Remove ...
John Krigger, 1998
10
Cake Decorating
Leave to dry out thoroughly overnight. 3T Place the empty cradle in the centre of the plaque and attach it with a small dot of royal icing on the inside where it cannot be seen. Again, leave to dry. Now you need to dress the cradle. You may find ...
Rachel Brown, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DRY OUT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dry out is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Don't dry out in summer heat
Ever spend an afternoon outdoors, mowing grass or playing with children, and end up feeling completely drained of all energy? Or maybe you ... «messenger-inquirer, Jul 15»
2
Blissfield's River Raisin Festival taking place as parks dry out
Ellis and Bachmayer Parks are as dry as they are going to get and the 32nd Blissfield River Raisin Festival will go on as planned. This free ... «The Daily Telegram, Jul 15»
3
Davenport city leaders work to keep residents dry
DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) — Davenport city leaders are focused on flooding and helping residents dry out. Many drivers are still ... «KWQC-TV6, Jul 15»
4
Plainfield tries to dry off after flooding
Michelle Moss said she was trying to dry out her mother's car Wednesday. Her mom is afraid to drive it because it was partially underwater ... «WISH-TV, Jul 15»
5
Time to dry out, summer heat looms for the weekend
Today was a good day to dry out from the drenching rains that plagued many of our hometowns. Not only will the trend remain dry for the next ... «WQAD.com, Jul 15»
6
Chattanooga gets a chance to dry out after recent storms as heat …
Chattanooga gets a chance to dry out after recent storms as heat returns. July 8th, 2015 by Yolanda Putman in Local Regional News Read Time: 2 mins. «Chattanooga Times Free Press, Jul 15»
7
Heavy rain over in Beltway, showers still possible but mostly dry by …
These showers will continue through around 6 p.m. but things should really start to dry out after that. Events under tents should be good to go ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
8
Politician Charles Kennedy's Death was Due to Alcoholism, Dry Out
Alcohol addiction advice service, Dry Out Now, a division of Triage Healthcare, is saddened to hear of Mr Kennedy's death. A spokesperson for ... «SourceWire, Jul 15»
9
Skies dry out, heat up for holiday weekend
Low pressure will gradually shift to the southeast, allowing for slow clearing overnight, StormCenter 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. «WHIO, Jul 15»
10
Will Alabama dry out more in July?
This graphic shows Alabama's precipitation departure from normal for the month of June. Some of the driest spots last month were in northwest ... «AL.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Dry out [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dry-out>. Apr 2020 ».
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