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

2 senses of dry up

Sense 1
exsiccate, dehydrate, dry up, desiccate -- (lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly")
       => dry, dry out -- (remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair")

Sense 2
mummify, dry up -- (dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture; "a mummified body was found")
       => shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, wither -- (wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled")

Antonyms of adj dried-up

2 senses of dried-up

Sense 1
dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, shrivelled, withered -- ((used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture; "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines")

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

Sense 2
dried-up -- (depleted of water; "a dried-up water hole")

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

Similarity of adj dried-up

2 senses of dried-up

Sense 1
dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, shrivelled, withered -- ((used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture; "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines")
       => 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-up -- (depleted of water; "a dried-up water hole")
       => 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")

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