Dry Out

How to Conjugate Dry Out

  • Infinitive: Dry Out
  • Present Tense: Dry Out/ Dries Out
  • -ing Form: Drying Out
  • Past Tense: Dried Out
  • Past Participle: Dried Out
Dry Out is a separable phrasal verb and has 3 definitions.

Definitions of Dry Out:

1. To remove water or other liquid from a container.

Examples: Be sure to dry out the pot before putting it in the cabinet.
Can you dry out the sink when you are finished using it?

2. To have lack of money or resources.

Examples: Our vacation to Fiji dried us out, so we won’t be taking another vacation for at least another year.
After we buy this house, we will be dried out for a while.

3. To make something very brittle and dry in a damaging way.

Examples: This weather will dry you out if you don’t drink enough water and use moisturizer.
The color dried my hair out real bad.

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