Definition of “hydrate” - English Dictionary

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hydrateverb

/ˈhɑɪ·dreɪt/

hydrate verb (GIVE WATER)

[ I/T ] to provide someone or something with water or liquid:

[ T ] Drink lots of water and keep your body hydrated.

hydrate verb (CHEMICAL)

chemistry [ T ] to chemically combine a substance or substances with water

hydratenoun [ C ]

/ˈhɑɪ·dreɪt/

hydrate noun [ C ] (CHEMICAL)

(Definition of “hydrate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)