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Synonyms for dry

thirsty

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alcohol-free

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dried out

drain

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  • drain
  • make dry
  • remove the water from
  • wipe
  • dab dry
  • rub dry

dehydrate

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dry out

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  • become sober
  • give up drinking
  • give up alcohol
  • go on the wagon
  • become teetotal
  • overcome alcoholism

dry up or out: become dry

Synonyms for dry

having little or no liquid or moisture

having little or no precipitation

needing or desiring drink

having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids

without addition, decoration, or qualification

with little or no emotion or expression

to make or become free of moisture

to make or become physically hard

dry up: to make or become no longer fresh or shapely because of loss of moisture

dry up: to make or become no longer active or productive

Synonyms for dry

a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages

become dry or drier

free from liquid or moisture

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humorously sarcastic or mocking

lacking moisture or volatile components

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opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages

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not producing milk

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(of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation

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without a mucous or watery discharge

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not shedding tears

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lacking interest or stimulation

used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones

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unproductive especially of the expected results

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having no adornment or coloration

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(of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish

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having a large proportion of strong liquor

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lacking warmth or emotional involvement

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practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages

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Dry off begonia tubers in the greenhouse to rest them for the winter.
Still wearing their swimming costumes, they had to run along to the nearby Hilton hotel to dry off until the all-clear was given.
To avoid any possible contamination, dry off any surfaces - such as cutting boards or countertops - that have been wiped with a wet sponge before preparing food, Enriquez advised.
Dig up and dry off tulip and hyacinth bulbs for replacing in the autumn.
When the first frost blackens the leaves, dig up the tubers, cut the stems off 5cm (2in) above the base, wash the soil off the roots, allow the tubers to dry off, and store them in a frost-free shed for the winter.
Then either allow the bulbs to dry off and plant in autumn or plant them immediately into the soil to finish dying down.
After using hand tools on damp or misty days, bring them inside to dry off thoroughly and then wipe the blades with some light oil or WD40.
Mother-of-two Catherine, 30, whose daughter Ella is just nine months old, looks stunning as she and Frankie, 31, dry off after a dip in the sea in Barbados.
But at least most of us could dry off within an hour of the final whistle - unlike the disabled German fans who faced an 18 hour journey home in saturated clothing.
AFTER that relaxing soak, dry off with this indigo towel from M&S, pounds 5.
Dig up and dry off tulip bulbs when they have finished flowering, to make way for summer flowering plants.
Wash thoroughly with clean water, dry off and then put out fresh food.
As 150 guests started the celebrations, the new Mr and Mrs Rose nipped home to dry off.
Even Joan Collins, fresh from scooping pounds 2million in a court battle over her bonkbuster books, faces the same problem as the rest of us - how to dry off after a dip without revealing all.
Then dry off the bulbs and store them - hopefully with their label - in a dry, frost-free place before replanting in fresh compost in autumn.