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2 Translation results for dry in Spanish

adjective | verb

dry adjective

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seco; sediento; donde la venta de bebidas alcohólicas está prohibida; aburrido, árido; seco (dícese del vino), brut (dícese de la champaña)

Example sentences of
dry adjective

  • Mix the dry ingredients first, then add the milk and eggs.
  • I don't like the dry heat of the desert.
  • We tried to stay dry in the rain by standing under a tree.
  • The stream is bone dry.
  • Are the clothes dry yet?
  • The paint should be dry in a few hours.
  • a stretch of dry weather
  • a country with a very dry climate
  • This plant does well in dry conditions.
  • The chicken was dry and tasteless.

Synonyms of
dry adjective

Detailed synonyms for dry adjective

Dry, arid significan carente o deficiente de humedad.
  • Dry puede connotar la condición de estar libre de una humedad notable como un estado característico o deseable <a dry climate>, o bien puede connotar una deficiencia de humedad o la carencia o pérdida de la humedad normal o necesaria <the well has gone dry>, o la carencia de las cualidades que en cualquier cosa llaman el interés o la atención, o que en una persona indican vitalidad, calor o receptividad <had a dry sense of humor>.
    antonyms: wet
  • Arid indica una marcada carencia o privación de humedad y una sequedad extrema; se aplica normalmente a regiones o territorios, para indicar tierras yermas o desiertas <a bare, arid landscape>, y puede también connotar la ausencia de las cualidades que hacen que una cosa sea de valor, productiva o significante <most of his writing is arid and hard to read>.
    antonyms: moist

dry verb

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dried, has dried, is drying, dries
secar; secarse

Example sentences of
dry verb

  • I'll wash the dishes if you dry them.
  • Make sure you dry your hands.
  • He dried himself with the towel.
  • Stop crying and dry your eyes.
  • I'll wash and you dry, okay?
  • Your shirt is drying on the clothesline.

Related phrases for dry

Reverse translation for dry

seco  - dry, dried, thin, lean, curt, brusque, sharp 
sediento  - thirsty, thirsting 
aburrido  - bored, tired, fed up, boring, tedious 
árido  - arid, dry 
seco  (dícese del vino) - dry, dried, thin, lean, curt, brusque, sharp 
brut  (dícese de la champaña)
secar  - to dry 
secarse  - to get dry, to dry up 
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