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Absorb Definition

(verb)

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consume all of one's attention or time


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Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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(verb)

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take up, as of debts or payments


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absorb the costs for something

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(verb)

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take up mentally


Examples

he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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(verb)

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suck or take up or in


Examples

A black star absorbs all matter

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(verb)

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take in, also metaphorically


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The sponge absorbs water well

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(verb)

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devote (oneself) fully to

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(verb)

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assimilate or take in


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The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society

(verb)

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become imbued


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The liquids, light, and gases absorb

(verb)

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cause to become one with


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The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax