Antonyms of verb dry

1 of 2 senses of dry

Sense 1
dry, dry out -- (remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair")
       Antonym of wet (Sense 1)
      => wet -- (cause to become wet; "Wet your face")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dry

2 senses of dry

Sense 1
dry, dry out -- (remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
dry, dry out -- (become dry or drier; "The laundry dries in the sun")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Antonyms of adj dried

2 senses of dried

Sense 1
dried -- (not still wet; "the ink has dried"; "a face marked with dried tears")

INDIRECT (VIA dry) -> wet -- (covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather")

Sense 2
dried, dehydrated, desiccated -- (preserved by removing natural moisture; "dried beef"; "dried fruit"; "dehydrated eggs"; "shredded and desiccated coconut meat")

INDIRECT (VIA preserved) -> fresh -- (not canned or otherwise preserved; "fresh vegetables")

Similarity of adj dried

2 senses of dried

Sense 1
dried -- (not still wet; "the ink has dried"; "a face marked with dried tears")
       => dry (vs. wet) -- (free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry")

Sense 2
dried, dehydrated, desiccated -- (preserved by removing natural moisture; "dried beef"; "dried fruit"; "dehydrated eggs"; "shredded and desiccated coconut meat")
       => preserved (vs. fresh) -- (prevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use)

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