Definition of Take In in English :
Define Take In in English
Take In meaning in English
Meaning of Take In in English
Pronunciation of Take In in English
Take In pronunciation in English
Pronounce Take In in Englishsee synonyms of take in
1. take in
provide with shelter
fool or hoax
Example Sentences:'The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone''You can't fool me!'
4. take in
visit for entertainment
Example Sentences:'take in the sights'
5. collect, take in
call for and obtain payment of
Example Sentences:'we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts''he collected the rent'
see or watch
Example Sentences:'view a show on television''This program will be seen all over the world''view an exhibition''Catch a show on Broadway''see a movie'
express willingness to have in one's home or environs
Example Sentences:'The community warmly received the refugees'
take up mentally
Example Sentences:'he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe'
earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
Example Sentences:'How much do you make a month in your new job?''She earns a lot in her new job''this merger brought in lots of money''He clears $5,000 each month'
hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
Example Sentences:'We overheard the conversation at the next table'
take in, also metaphorically
Example Sentences:'The sponge absorbs water well''She drew strength from the minister's words'
serve oneself to, or consume regularly
Example Sentences:'Have another bowl of chicken soup!''I don't take sugar in my coffee'
16. adopt, take in
take into one's family
Example Sentences:'They adopted two children from Nicaragua'
17. take in
make (clothes) smaller
Example Sentences:'Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers
Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.