|dehydrate (diːˈhaɪdreɪt, ˌdiːhaɪˈdreɪt)|
|1.||to lose or cause to lose water; make or become anhydrous|
|2.||to lose or cause to lose hydrogen atoms and oxygen atoms in the proportions in which they occur in water, as in a chemical reaction|
|3.||to lose or deprive of water, as the body or tissues|
v. de·hy·drat·ed, de·hy·drat·ing, de·hy·drates
To remove water from; make anhydrous.
To preserve by removing water from something, such as vegetables.
To deplete the bodily fluids of an individual.