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hy·drate

hydrate

 
pronunciation:
haI dreIt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a compound that contains water in chemical combination.
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: hydrates, hydrating, hydrated
definition: to become or cause to become chemically combined with water or its elements.
antonyms:
dehydrate
derivation: hydration (n.)