Phrasal Verb 'Dry'

We have 8 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Dry'.

Dry off

Meaning: Dry something quickly, or dry the surface

Example: I had a shower and DRIED myself OFF.

Dry out

Meaning: Stop drinking or taking drugs when addicted

Example: He checked into a clinic to DRY OUT after being arrested for drink-driving.

Dry out

Meaning: Dry something fully

Example: They DRIED the fruit OUT in the sun.

Dry up

Meaning: Lose all the water from a river, lake, source, etc

Example: The lake DRIED UP because of the water extraction for cotton farming.

Dry up

Meaning: Stop being supplied with something

Example: His income DRIED UP when cheaper options became available.

Dry up

Meaning: Be unable to speak

Example: She DRIED UP in the press conference.

Dry up

Meaning: Dry plates, dishes, cutlery, etc, after washing them up

Example: I washed and DRIED UP.

Dry up

Meaning: Dry plates, dishes, cutlery, etc, after washing them up

Example: I DRIED the dishes UP.