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Synonym of Absorb

Absorb Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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absorb
Synonyms and related words:
ablate, absorb the attention, adsorb, appreciate, apprehend, appropriate, arrest, assimilate, be with one, bleed white, blot, blot up, burn up, buy up, catch, catch on, catch up in, charm, chemisorb, chemosorb, come uppermost, comprehend, conceive, concern, consume, corner, deplete, dig, digest, drain, drain of resources, draw in, drink, drink in, drink up, eat, eat up, embarrass, embody, enchant, engage, engage the attention, engage the mind, engage the thoughts, engross, engross the mind, engross the thoughts, enmesh, entangle, enthrall, erode, exercise, exhaust, expend, fascinate, fathom, fill the mind, filter in, finish, finish off, follow, get, get hold of, get the drift, get the idea, get the picture, gobble, gobble up, grab, grasp, grip, have, have it taped, hold, hold spellbound, hold the interest, hypnotize, imbibe, imbue, immerse, implicate, impoverish, impregnate, incorporate, infiltrate, infuse, ingest, interest, involve, involve the interest, ken, know, learn, master, mesmerize, metabolize, monopolize, monopolize the thoughts, obsess, obsess the mind, occupy, occupy the attention, occupy the mind, osmose, percolate in, permeate, predigest, preoccupy, read, realize, savvy, seep in, seize, seize the meaning, seize the mind, sense, sew up, slurp up, soak in, soak up, sorb, spellbind, spend, sponge, squander, suck dry, suck into, swallow, swallow up, swill up, take, take in, take up, tangle, understand, use up, waste away, wear away,
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
absorb

Verb
1. become imbued; "The liquids, light, and gases absorb"
(hypernym) sorb, take up
(hyponym) reabsorb, resorb
(derivation) absorption, soaking up
(classification) chemistry, chemical science
2. take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
(synonym) assimilate, ingest, take in
(hypernym) learn, larn, acquire
(hyponym) imbibe
(derivation) assimilation, absorption
3. take up, as of debts or payments; "absorb the costs for something"
(synonym) take over
(hypernym) fund
4. take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
(synonym) suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up
(hyponym) wipe up, mop up, mop
(derivation) absorption, soaking up
5. cause to become one with; "The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
(hypernym) blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge
6. suck or take up or in; "A black star absorbs all matter"
(synonym) take in
(antonym) emit, give out, give off
(hyponym) suck, suck in
(derivation) absorption
7. engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"
(synonym) steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, soak up
(hypernym) concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet
(hyponym) drink in, drink
(verb-group) plunge, immerse
(derivation) concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion
8. assimilate or take in; "The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society"
(hypernym) receive, take in, invite
9. engage or engross wholly; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
(synonym) engross, engage, occupy
(hypernym) interest
(hyponym) involve
(derivation) preoccupation, preoccupancy, absorption, engrossment

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