Definition of hydrate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hydrate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈhaɪdreɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪdreɪt//
 
; BrE BrE//haɪˈdreɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//haɪˈdreɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hydrate
BrE BrE//ˈhaɪdreɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪdreɪt//
 
; BrE BrE//haɪˈdreɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//haɪˈdreɪt//
 
he / she / it hydrates
BrE BrE//ˈhaɪdreɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪdreɪts//
 
; BrE BrE//haɪˈdreɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//haɪˈdreɪts//
 
past simple hydrated
BrE BrE//ˈhaɪdreɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪdreɪtɪd//
 
; BrE BrE//haɪˈdreɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//haɪˈdreɪtɪd//
 
past participle hydrated
BrE BrE//ˈhaɪdreɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪdreɪtɪd//
 
; BrE BrE//haɪˈdreɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//haɪˈdreɪtɪd//
 
-ing form hydrating
BrE BrE//ˈhaɪdreɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪdreɪtɪŋ//
 
; BrE BrE//haɪˈdreɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//haɪˈdreɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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hydrate something (specialist) to make something absorb water a lotion that protects and hydrates your skin Word Origin early 19th cent.: coined in French from Greek hudōr ‘water’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hydrate