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hydrate

play
noun hy·drate \ˈhī-ˌdrāt\

Definition of hydrate

  1. :  a compound formed by the union of water with some other substance

1802

First Known Use of hydrate

1802


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hydrate

verb hy·drate

Definition of hydrate

hydrated

;

hydrating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to cause to take up or combine with water or the elements of water

  3. 2 :  to supply with ample fluid or moisture hydrates and softens the skin

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to become a hydrate

hydration

play \hī-ˈdrā-shən\ noun

hydrator

play \ˈhī-ˌdrā-tər\ noun

Examples of hydrate in a Sentence

  1. lotions and creams that hydrate the skin

  2. Drink fluids to hydrate the body.

1846

First Known Use of hydrate

1846


HYDRATE Defined for English Language Learners

hydrate

play
noun

Definition of hydrate for English Language Learners

  • : a substance that is formed when water combines with another substance

hydrate

verb

Definition of hydrate for English Language Learners

  • : to add water or moisture to (something) : to supply (something) with water


Medical Dictionary

1

hydrate

play
noun hy·drate \ˈhī-ˌdrāt\

Medical Definition of hydrate

  1. :  a compound (as Glauber's salt) formed by the union of water with some other substance


2

hydrate

verb hy·drate

Medical Definition of hydrate

hydrated

;

hydrating

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to cause to take up or combine with water or the elements of water

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to become a hydrate



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