Absorb Synonyms and Antonyms

əb-zôrb', -sôrb'

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Synonyms for Absorb

The definition of assimilate is to learn and comprehend.
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To buy for one's personal needs
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To absorb fluid
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(Figuratively) To take in; as, to imbibe knowledge.
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To give definite, tangible, or visible form to; make concrete
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To swallow up greedily or in large amounts; gulp; gorge; guzzle
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To consume or use up:
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To teach
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To take in by absorption
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To take in by absorption
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To get, have, or exploit a monopoly of
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To completely enclose or envelop
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The conversion of nutrients into living tissue; constructive metabolism.
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(Figuratively) To absorb.
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To detect automatically:
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Of or relating to osmosis.
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(Idiomatic) To contract one's abdominal muscles to make one's stomach look flatter.
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Capable of absorbing moisture, light rays, etc.
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(Of time or space) to take or occupy
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To diffuse or cause to diffuse by osmosis.
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Blot means to dry, soak up or remove.
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Incorporate is defined as to work into something that already exists, or to become a corporation.
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To absorb, to soak up.
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To acquire most or all of (a commodity); monopolize (a market).
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To hire (somebody for work or a job).
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Suck is defined as to draw in by suction.
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Marked by or causing assimilation.
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Partial loss in energy of light, radio waves, etc. passing through a medium
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A fondness for tippling
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To draw into; involve:
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To be the person who gets (something sent or transmitted):
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To drink alcoholic liquor, sometimes specif. as a matter of habit or to excess
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To soak is to get something completely wet, or for liquid to go into something.
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To occupy; to consume (space or time).
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To occupy completely the mind or attention of; engross.
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That tends to assimilate, or to produce assimilation
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Given to or marked by the consumption of alcoholic drink:
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(Economics) The using up of goods and services by consumer purchasing or in the production of other goods.
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The union of something with a body already existing; association; intimate union; assimilation; as, the incorporation of conquered countries into the Roman republic.
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The definition of metabolism is the organic and chemical processes inside of organisms that are necessary to maintain life, or how quickly you burn calories or fat.
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The act of monopolizing or the state of being monopolized
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Osmosis is defined as the distribution of liquid with a low concentration flowing through a membrane into an area with a higher concentration resulting in the concentrations being equal on both sides.
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The definition of combine is to join together or to unite.
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Digest is defined as breaking down into parts that are easier to use or understand, or to condense information to make it easier to understand.
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To engulf is defined as to completely cover, surround, or overwhelm.
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To absorb completely; engross:
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The definition of immerse is to dip or put something completely into a liquid, or to totally absorb yourself in a particular activity.
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To take (food, drugs, etc.) into the body, as by swallowing, inhaling, or absorbing
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To perform metabolism:
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Occlude is defined as to hide, block or close.
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Overwhelm is defined as to completely overcome or take over.
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To pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement; -- applied especially to fluids which pass through substances of loose texture; as, water permeates sand.
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To bring together in common cause, interest, opinion, etc.; join, as in action, through fellowship, agreement, legal bonds, etc.
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To slope steeply downward:
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To bring about deliberately; provoke:
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(Idiomatic) To relieve someone temporarily.
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The definition of absorb is to fully take in something or someone.
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To take up and chemically bind (a substance) onto the surface of another substance.
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To present (news, information, etc.) in a simplified form
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To show eager and prompt willingness or acceptance:
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Acting in the manner of a monopoly.
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To finish one's drink.
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(Mathematics) To include or bound (a part of a space or curve) between two points or lines.
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The definition of appropriate is to put aside or take something for one's self or some other specific person.
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Easily crossed or penetrated:
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(Intransitive) To imbue with something.
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To take in and incorporate, especially mentally
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Antonyms for Absorb

To make an emergency exit from an aircraft by deployment of an ejection seat or capsule.
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To deprive of membership or rights in an organization; force to leave:
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To eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; throw up
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To use up, especially recklessly; exhaust:
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Exude is defined as to show a lot of a certain feeling or to slowly discharge something.
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To give off (electrons) under the influence of heat, radiation, etc.
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To give forth; to emit or send out.
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mentally take in information
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To attract (the attention) away from its original focus; divert.
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To flow or gush forth:
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To break up (light) into its component colored rays
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To understand incorrectly, while thinking one has understood correctly.
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Words Related to Absorb

1551, Ralph Robinson (tr.), Sir Thomas More's Utopia (in Latin), 1516
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(May take two objects) To estimate or predict (a duration or probability) for (something).
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To occupy the full attention of
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(Physics) To cause an electron to move to a higher than normal state; to promote an electron to an outer level.
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(Intransitive) To receive something willingly.
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To have sympathy or tolerance:
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