Meaning of “dry (sth) out” in the English Dictionary

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"dry (sth) out" in British English

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dry (sth) out

phrasal verb with dry uk /draɪ/ us /draɪ/ verb [ I or T ]

to make something dry, or to become dry:

If you don't keep food covered, it dries out.

(Definition of “dry (sth) out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)