Synonyms
Antonyms

1. dry-eyed

adjective. free from tears.

Synonyms

  • tearless

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • wet

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2. socket

noun. ['ˈsɑːkət'] a receptacle into which an electric device can be inserted.

Synonyms

  • electric socket

Antonyms

  • boneless
  • out-basket

Etymology

  • soket (Anglo-Norman)

3. socket

noun. ['ˈsɑːkət'] receptacle where something (a pipe or probe or end of a bone) is inserted.

Synonyms

  • box wrench
  • receptacle
  • socket wrench
  • ball-and-socket joint

Etymology

  • soket (Anglo-Norman)

4. socket

noun. ['ˈsɑːkət'] a bony hollow into which a structure fits.

Synonyms

  • cavity
  • tooth socket
  • alveolus
  • os
  • acetabulum
  • bone
  • cavum
  • hip socket
  • bodily cavity

Etymology

  • soket (Anglo-Norman)

5. dry

adjective. ['ˈdraɪ'] free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet.

Synonyms

  • semiarid
  • thirsty
  • bone dry
  • bone-dry
  • wetness
  • shrivelled
  • adust
  • dried-out
  • dried-up
  • dry-shod
  • rainless
  • desiccated
  • semi-dry
  • waterless
  • dried
  • scorched
  • sere
  • withered
  • baked
  • air-dry
  • sear
  • air-dried
  • arid
  • parched
  • kiln-dried
  • shriveled

Antonyms

  • wet
  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] remove the moisture from and make dry.

Synonyms

  • dry up
  • drip-dry
  • alter
  • parch
  • rough-dry
  • desiccate
  • dry out
  • air
  • tumble dry
  • change
  • dehumidify
  • blow-dry
  • spin-dry
  • exsiccate
  • spray-dry
  • sear
  • modify

Antonyms

  • wet
  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] become dry or drier.

Synonyms

  • run dry
  • scorch
  • change

Antonyms

  • stabilize
  • better
  • assimilate
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. dry

adjective. ['ˈdraɪ'] humorously sarcastic or mocking.

Synonyms

  • ironical
  • humourous
  • ironic
  • wry

Antonyms

  • increased
  • blond
  • lively
  • fresh

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. dry

noun. ['ˈdraɪ'] a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages.

Synonyms

  • prohibitionist
  • reformer
  • social reformer
  • meliorist
  • reformist

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise
  • transitivize

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. dry

adjective. ['ˈdraɪ'] practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages; I happen to be teetotal".

Synonyms

  • teetotal

Antonyms

  • untempered
  • undesirous

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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