Definition Dry up

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Definition

to dry up: to lose moisture, to become dry, to dehydrate; to finish, to come to an end, to stop
idiom
The money dried up a long time ago. We haven't had an income for years.
The lake is drying up. There is 5% less water than there was 20 years ago.

Examples

  • "It could be that the market for Warbuckle's goods has dried up."

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