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Another word for absorb

  1. To take in (moisture or liquid)

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  2. To occupy the full attention of

Another word for absorb

  1. To take in by absorption

  2. To occupy completely

      1. To provide work to (someone) for pay:
      2. To engage the attention or activity of; occupy:
      3. To put (something) to use or service:
      1. To occupy exclusively; absorb:
      2. To acquire most or all of (a commodity); monopolize (a market).
      3. To write or transcribe in a large, clear hand.
      1. To obtain or contract for the services of; employ:
      2. To arrange for the use of; reserve:
      3. To pledge or promise, especially to marry:
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  3. To take in mentally

      1. To consume and incorporate (nutrients) into the body after digestion.
      2. To transform (food) into living tissue by the process of anabolism; metabolize constructively.
      3. To incorporate and absorb into the mind:
      1. Any of the faculties by which stimuli from outside or inside the body are received and felt, as the faculties of hearing, sight, smell, touch, taste, and equilibrium.
      2. A perception or feeling produced by a stimulus; sensation:
      3. The faculties of sensation as means of providing physical gratification and pleasure.
      1. To gain knowledge of or skill in through study, instruction, or experience:
      2. To become aware or informed of; find out:
      3. To fix in the mind or memory; memorize:
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.