Definition of Absorb in English :
Define Absorb in English
Absorb meaning in English
Meaning of Absorb in English
Pronunciation of Absorb in English
Absorb pronunciation in English
Pronounce Absorb in Englishsee synonyms of absorb
Example Sentences:'The liquids, light, and gases absorb'
take up mentally
Example Sentences:'he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe'
3. absorb, take over
take up, as of debts or payments
Example Sentences:'absorb the costs for something'
take in, also metaphorically
Example Sentences:'The sponge absorbs water well''She drew strength from the minister's words'
cause to become one with
Example Sentences:'The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax'
6. absorb, take in
suck or take up or in
Example Sentences:'A black star absorbs all matter'
devote (oneself) fully to
Example Sentences:'He immersed himself into his studies'
assimilate or take in
Example Sentences:'The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society'
consume all of one's attention or time
Example Sentences:'Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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