verb (used with object), rehydrated, rehydrating.
to restore moisture or fluid to (something dehydrated).

1920–25; re- + hydrate, on the model of dehydrate

rehydration, noun Unabridged
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rehydrate re·hy·drate (rē-hī'drāt')
v. re·hy·drat·ed, re·hy·drat·ing, re·hy·drates

  1. To cause rehydration of something.

  2. To replenish the body fluids of an individual.

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Example sentences
But rare is the farmer still willing to dry and rehydrate it.
The ability to artificially rehydrate the organisms suggests that they were
  never been naturally rehydrated.
Avoid planning too many activities in a single day, and take regular breaks to
  rest, eat and rehydrate.
When prepared according to package directions, all ingredients shall adequately
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