Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Hydrate"

The meaning of "Hydrate" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does hydrate mean?
A: To make something moist, or to give it water.

For example, if my face is dry, I can hydrate it by using facial moisturizer.

Synonyms of "Hydrate" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between You better hydrate regularly. and You had better hydrate regularly. ?
A: "You better hydrate regularly" is like you demanding someone to hydrate regularly.
"You had better hydrated regularly," means the same thing just past tense.
Both of these are unnatural to say, instead use, "You should hydrate regularly." The other ways have aggressive tones behind it even if you didn't mean it that way.
Q: What is the difference between hydrating and Moisture ?
A: Hydrating is what you do when you drink water. You have to hydrate with water when it's hot. (You have to drink water when it's hot).

Moisture is more describing something, or a Dampness in the air.

Ex: the moisture is coming in from the bathroom, after xx took a shower.
Q: What is the difference between hydrating and moisturizing ?
A: They are more or less the same, of course. I'm told "moisturise" also conveys the idea of protecting the skin, while "hydrate" mainly aims to keep the skin from drying up rapidly.

Other questions about "Hydrate"

Q: You better hydrate regularly.
does this sound natural?
A: Personally, I would say, "You'd better", but I think many people do just shorten it to "You better". It doesn't really make grammatical sense at all, but it is a commonly used phrase in informal settings.
Q: Please hydrate yourself well. does this sound natural?
A: I think it'd sound more natural if you were to say "Please make sure you drink a lot of water."
Q: Don’t forget to hydrate in this heat.
does this sound natural?
A: Sounds good as usual. You speak English better than me.
Q: Please hydrate. does this sound natural?
A: Please stay hydrated.

This sounds more natural :)

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