Definition of rehydrate in English:

rehydrate

verb

  • Absorb or cause to absorb moisture after dehydration.

    with object ‘the slides were rehydrated in water’
    • ‘Also, drink plenty of water to rehydrate your entire body.’
    • ‘Tea was drunk to rehydrate the body, which lost moisture in the thin, dry air.’
    • ‘Infants and small children should never be rehydrated with water alone because it does not contain adequate amounts of sodium, potassium, and other important nutrients.’
    • ‘It's impossible to stay fully hydrated while actually climbing, so rehydrating at the end of the day or during breaks between hard effort is essential.’
    • ‘‘Isotonic and high-energy drinks will help people rehydrate in hot climates,’ the spokesman said.’
    • ‘About 80 percent of the test slides were rehydrated.’
    • ‘If you're running for more than 20 minutes, bring a water bottle and rehydrate during your workout as well as afterward.’
    • ‘Lee had to spend almost two hours on a drip to rehydrate him after a round of golf a few years back.’
    • ‘These food, medicine and drink powder rations can be safely rehydrated with even dirty water.’
    • ‘If bulbs are shriveling, sprinkle on a little water to rehydrate.’
    • ‘Survival after dehydration was improved by rehydrating the dry seeds at elevated temperatures of around 35°C.’
    • ‘Drinking at least two litres of water a day will rehydrate your skin.’
    • ‘After games he would drink just water to rehydrate himself before we had even heard of doing that.’
    • ‘Freeze-dried food can be eaten as it is, or rehydrated with hot or cold water.’
    • ‘Extra equipment will be brought in so drunks can be rehydrated, sobered up and discharged.’
    • ‘Because alcohol dehydrates the body, you should drink plenty of water at parties and have a glass by your bed, to drink overnight and help rehydrate when you wake up.’
    • ‘Concentrate on formulas that are moisturizing, nourishing and rehydrating.’
    • ‘While you are working in air-conditioned places, water helps to rehydrate your skin.’
    • ‘A regular deep conditioning treatment can also help rehydrate dry hair.’
    • ‘Ryan says that until you replenish the sodium and chloride electrolytes (aka salt) lost through sweat, your body can't rehydrate properly, and liquids quickly exit in the form of urine.’

Pronunciation

rehydrate

/rēˈhīˌdrāt//riˈhaɪˌdreɪt/