exsiccate

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ex·sic·cate

 (ĕk′sĭ-kāt′)
intr. & tr.v. ex·sic·cat·ed, ex·sic·cat·ing, ex·sic·cates
To dry up or cause to dry up.

[Middle English exsiccaten, from Latin exsiccāre, exsiccāt- : ex-, ex- + siccāre, to dry (from siccus, dry).]

ex′sic·ca′tion n.
ex′sic·ca′tive adj.
ex′sic·ca′tor n.

exsiccate

(ˈɛksɪˌkeɪt)
vb
to dry up; desiccate
[C15: from Latin exsiccāre, from siccus dry]
ˌexsicˈcation n
ˈexsiccative adj
ˈexsicˌcator n

ex•sic•cate

(ˈɛk sɪˌkeɪt)

v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
to dry or remove the moisture from, as a substance.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin exsiccātus, past participle of exsiccāre to dry up]
ex`sic•ca′tion, n.

exsiccate


Past participle: exsiccated
Gerund: exsiccating

Imperative
exsiccate
exsiccate
Present
I exsiccate
you exsiccate
he/she/it exsiccates
we exsiccate
you exsiccate
they exsiccate
Preterite
I exsiccated
you exsiccated
he/she/it exsiccated
we exsiccated
you exsiccated
they exsiccated
Present Continuous
I am exsiccating
you are exsiccating
he/she/it is exsiccating
we are exsiccating
you are exsiccating
they are exsiccating
Present Perfect
I have exsiccated
you have exsiccated
he/she/it has exsiccated
we have exsiccated
you have exsiccated
they have exsiccated
Past Continuous
I was exsiccating
you were exsiccating
he/she/it was exsiccating
we were exsiccating
you were exsiccating
they were exsiccating
Past Perfect
I had exsiccated
you had exsiccated
he/she/it had exsiccated
we had exsiccated
you had exsiccated
they had exsiccated
Future
I will exsiccate
you will exsiccate
he/she/it will exsiccate
we will exsiccate
you will exsiccate
they will exsiccate
Future Perfect
I will have exsiccated
you will have exsiccated
he/she/it will have exsiccated
we will have exsiccated
you will have exsiccated
they will have exsiccated
Future Continuous
I will be exsiccating
you will be exsiccating
he/she/it will be exsiccating
we will be exsiccating
you will be exsiccating
they will be exsiccating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been exsiccating
you have been exsiccating
he/she/it has been exsiccating
we have been exsiccating
you have been exsiccating
they have been exsiccating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exsiccating
you will have been exsiccating
he/she/it will have been exsiccating
we will have been exsiccating
you will have been exsiccating
they will have been exsiccating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exsiccating
you had been exsiccating
he/she/it had been exsiccating
we had been exsiccating
you had been exsiccating
they had been exsiccating
Conditional
I would exsiccate
you would exsiccate
he/she/it would exsiccate
we would exsiccate
you would exsiccate
they would exsiccate
Past Conditional
I would have exsiccated
you would have exsiccated
he/she/it would have exsiccated
we would have exsiccated
you would have exsiccated
they would have exsiccated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.exsiccate - lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
dry, dry out - remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"

exsiccate

verb
To make or become free of moisture: