dries meaning


    Definition of dries in English Dictionary

  • NounBFdryPLdrysSUF-ies
    1. plural of dry.
    2. VerbBFdryPRdryingPT, PPdried
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of dry.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Under conditions of incomplete burning, and/or in dry or waterlogged environments in which microorganic activity is weak, wood can keep its anatomical structure [11 ,12 ].
          • On the trip up Mt. Ranier, two of the kids got nosebleeds from the dry air and altitude.
          • While Mr. Bush spoke wonkishly of “the code” and “regulatory cost,” Mr. Rubio cast the issue in personal terms, talking about how a tax overhaul would affect “the guy that does my dry cleaning.”
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Dry brushing is an excellent way to cleanse the pores and remove foreign substances.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • I wrung out my wet jeans and hung them out to dry.
          • You must wring your wet jeans before hanging them out to dry.
          • I expected his new play to be as good as the last, but it was like watching paint dry.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Plurals
              • Plurals ending in "-ies"
              • Noun plural forms
                • Plurals ending in "-ies"
              • Nouns with common ending formations
                • Plurals ending in "-ies"
              • Verbs
                • Verb forms
                  • Verb singular forms
                    • Third-person singular forms
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              1. en driest
              2. en dries up
              3. en dries off
              4. en dries out
              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of dries for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "dries" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form and a nouns with common ending formation. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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