Definition of Exsiccate

1. Verb. Lose water or moisture. "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"

Exact synonyms: Dehydrate, Desiccate, Dry Up
Generic synonyms: Dry, Dry Out
Derivative terms: Dehydration, Dehydration, Dehydration, Desiccant, Desiccation
Antonyms: Hydrate



Definition of Exsiccate

1. v. t. To exhaust or evaporate moisture from; to dry up.

Definition of Exsiccate

1. Verb. to dry, to desiccate, to dehydrate ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exsiccate

1. [v -CATED, -CATING, -CATES]

Medical Definition of Exsiccate

1. To lose or cause to lose moisture. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exsiccate

exsecting
exsection
exsections
exsects
exsert
exserted
exsertile
exserting
exsertion
exsertions
exserts
exsiccant
exsiccants
exsiccata
exsiccatae
exsiccate (current term)
exsiccated
exsiccated alum
exsiccated sodium sulfite
exsiccates
exsiccating
exsiccation
exsiccation fever
exsiccations
exsiccative
exsiccator
exsiccators
exsolution
exsolutions
exsolve

Literary usage of Exsiccate

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1895)
"Rows or belts of it intercept sewage or exsiccate stagnant drainage, and will also arrest bush-fires. The roots can readily be carried by tourists ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Languish, weaken, faint, sink, fail» decline, grow weak, be dispirited. Drop, n. I. Globule. Dry» -'. a. Desiccate, exsiccate, free from moisture, make dry. ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"See SOUR (urine), PROHIBITION. dry, vt exsiccate (tech.; rare), desiccate (tech.), parch, dehydrate (tech.), evaporate (rare); spec, bucean, drain, blot, ..."

4. An English Grammar: Methodical, Analytical, and Historical. With a Treatise by Eduard Adolf Ferdinand Maetzner (1874)
"... of departure (expand, extend} as well as of the carrying out to the end, of finishing, may be the standard (сотр. exsiccate and effect, elaborate}. ..."

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