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hydrate

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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

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hydrate

play
noun hy·drate \ˈhī-ˌdrāt\

Definition of hydrate for English Language Learners

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


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hydrate

verb hy·drate

Definition of hydrate for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

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hydrate

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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


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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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