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I/you/we/theydry up
he/she/itdries up
present participledrying up
past tensedried up
past participledried up
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] if something dries up or is dried up, all the water comes out of it
    The land had dried up and no crops would grow.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to stop being available
    What will happen to the project when the money dries up?
  3. 4
    [intransitive/transitive] same as dry2
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