Definition of “dry” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I, T ] us uk /draɪ/
Extra Examples
You'll have to let the glue dry.I'll just rinse these glasses out and leave them to dry.He wrung out his socks and hung them up to dry.He was humming a tune as he dried the dishes.She dried her hair with a hairdryer.

A2 to become dry, or to make something become dry:

He dried his hands on a towel.
She hung her clothes outside to dry.
→ See also blow-dry

(Definition of “dry verb” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)