Definition of dry verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

dry

 verb
verb
NAmE//draɪ//
 
[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dry
 
he / she / it dries
 
past simple dried
 
-ing form drying
 
 
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 to become dry; to make something dry He did the laundry and hung it out to dry. Be careful. The paint hasn't dried yet. You wash the dishes and I'll dry. dry something Use this towel to dry your hands. dry your hair to dry your eyes/tears (= stop crying) Phrasal Verbsdry offdry outdry outdry up
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