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"absorb" Meaning in English

1. to consume all of one's attention or time
Part of speech : verb
Example : My interest in feline photography absorbs me completely.
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2. to devote oneself fully to
Part of speech : verb
Example : We were absorbed by the new video game.
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3. to take up mentally
Part of speech : verb
Example : They absorbed the knowledge and beliefs of their elders.
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4. to take in, also metaphorically
Part of speech : verb
Example : The sponge absorbs water well.
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5. to take up, as of debts or payments
Part of speech : verb
Example : Thankfully, we were able to absorb the cost of the unexpected car repairs.
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6. to suck or take up or in
Part of speech : verb
Example : A black star absorbs all matter.
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7. to cause to become one with
Part of speech : verb
Example : The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax.
8. to assimilate or take in
Part of speech : verb
Example : The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society.
9. to become imbued
Part of speech : verb
Example : Those paper towels absorb a lot of water.

Translation for "absorb"

absorb meaning in Spanish : absorber
  • absorb meaning in German : absorbieren
  • absorb meaning in Japanese : 吸収します
  • absorb meaning in Turkish : emmek
  • absorb meaning in Chinese : 吸收
  • absorb meaning in Arabic : تمتص
  • absorb meaning in Polish : absorbować
  • absorb meaning in Hindi : सोख लेना
  • absorb meaning in French : absorber
  • absorb meaning in Russian : абсорбировать
  • absorb meaning in Tamil : உறிஞ்சி
  • absorb meaning in Telugu : శోషించడానికి
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