2(Of something perceived as a continuous flow or source) decrease and stop: his commissions began to dry up
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- With non-renewable energy sources drying up pretty rapidly alternatives will start to come on stream consistently in the coming years, Dr O'Connor said.
- Many companies in the US over-invested on the back of ambitious growth forecasts and find themselves heavily indebted as cash flows dry up.
- I think his cash flow may dry up and he won't be able to put his kids through college.
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