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dry off

Definition of dry off

  1. 1 :  to become dry <My umbrella's drying off in the hall.>

  2. 2 :  to make one's body dry <We got out of the pool and dried off.>

  3. 3 :  to make (someone or something) dry <He dried off the bench and sat down.> <Dry yourself off and get dressed.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  free or relatively free from a liquid and especially water

    :  not being in or under water

    :  lacking precipitation or humidity

  1. :  to make dry

    :  to become dry

  1. :  the condition of being dry :  dryness

    :  something dry

    :  a dry place

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official


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