dry

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dry is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
dry

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
dry

Comparative
drier

Superlative
driest

  1. If something is dry, it has no water or liquid on it.
    The Sahara desert is dry.

Verb[change]

Plain form
dry

Third-person singular
dries

Past tense
dried

Past participle
dried

Present participle
drying

(transitive & intransitive)

  1. To make something less wet.
    The clothes dried in the sun.
    I dried myself after my bath.