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English definition of “dry”

dry

verb [I or T]     /draɪ/
A2 to become dry, or to make something become dry: Will this paint dry by tomorrow? Hang the clothes up to dry. The fruit is dried in the sun.Dry weather, arid conditions and dryness dry the dishes (UK also dry up (the dishes), UK do the drying (up)) to dry plates, knives, forks, etc. after they have been washedCleaning and tidying places and things
(Definition of dry verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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