Definition of dry out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

dry out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

dry out

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dry somebodyout

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to stop drinking alcohol after you have continuously been drinking too much; to cure someone of drinking too much alcohol He went to an expensive clinic to dry out.

dry out

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dry somethingout

 
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to become or to allow something to become dry, in a way that is not wanted Water the plant regularly, never letting the soil dry out. Hot sun and cold winds can soon dry out your skin.
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