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  • 1 Dried — (dr[imac]d), imp. & p. p. of {Dry}. Also adj.; as, dried apples. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 dried — [draıd] adj dried substances, such as food or flowers, have had the water removed ▪ dried herbs …

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  • 3 dried-up — adj. wrinkled or cracked from drying. Syn: sere, sear, shriveled, withered. [WordNet 1.5] 2. having its water supply exhausted. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 4 dried — [ draıd ] adjective * dried substances such as food, milk, or flowers have had the water removed from them …

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  • 5 dried — adjective preserve by evaporating the moisture from: → dry dried past and past participle of dry …

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  • 6 dried — dried; un·dried; …

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  • 7 dried up — index otiose Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 dried — past and past part of DRY …

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  • 9 dried-up — dried′ up′ adj. 1) depleted of water or moisture; gone dry 2) shriveled with age; wizened • Etymology: 1810–20 …

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  • 10 dried — [drīd] vt., vi. pt. & pp. of DRY …

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  • 11 dried-up — adjective 1. (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 • Syn: ↑sere, ↑sear, ↑shriveled, ↑ …

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  • 12 Dried — Dry Dry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drying}.] [AS. drygan; cf. drugian to grow dry. See {Dry}, a.] To make dry; to free from water, or from moisture of any kind, and by any means; to exsiccate; as, to dry the eyes; to dry one s …

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  • 13 dried — Synonyms and related words: adust, baked, burnt, corky, dehydrated, desiccated, dried up, evaporated, exsiccated, mummified, parched, scorched, sear, seared, sere, shriveled, sun dried, sunbaked, weazened, wind dried, withered, wizened …

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  • 14 dried up — Synonyms and related words: Sanforized, acarpous, adust, arid, atrophied, attenuated, baked, barren, brittle, burnt, celibate, childless, consumed, corky, dehydrated, desert, desiccated, desolate, drained, dried, dry, emacerated, emaciated,… …

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  • 15 dried — [[t]dra͟ɪd[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Dried food or milk has had all the water removed from it so that it will last for a long time. → See also dry ...an infusion which may be prepared from the fresh plant or the dried herb... Thirty six trucks were loaded… …

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  • 16 dried-up — /druyd up /, adj. 1. depleted of water or moisture; gone dry: a dried up water hole. 2. shriveled with age; wizened: a dried up old mule skinner. [1810 20] * * * …

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  • 17 dried-up — ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (disapproval) If you describe someone as dried up, you are saying rudely that they are old and dull, and not worth paying attention to. [INFORMAL] → See also dry up She has no intention of becoming a dried up old prune… …

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  • 18 dried — /draɪd / (say druyd) verb 1. past tense and past participle of dry. –phrase 2. dried out, a. (of land) completely parched: the plain was dried out during the drought. b. (of people in rural or outback areas) afflicted by drought so extreme that… …

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  • 19 dried up — adjective Dry; having run out of water. See Also: dried out …

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  • 20 dried — adj. Dried is used with these nouns: ↑bean, ↑beef, ↑blood, ↑chilli, ↑fish, ↑flower, ↑fruit, ↑herb, ↑meat, ↑milk, ↑mud, ↑mushroom, ↑ …

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