Example Sentences

A black star absorbs all matter.

Thankfully, we were able to absorb the cost of the unexpected car repairs.

Those paper towels absorb a lot of water.

The sponge absorbs water well.

The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society.

They absorbed the knowledge and beliefs of their elders.

We were absorbed by the new video game.

The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax.

My interest in feline photography absorbs me completely.

Definitions

verb

to suck or take up or in

Synonyms: take in

verb

to take up, as of debts or payments

Synonyms: take over

verb

to become imbued

verb

to take in, also metaphorically

Synonyms: draw

verb

to assimilate or take in

verb

to take up mentally

Synonyms: assimilate

verb

to devote oneself fully to

Synonyms: plunge

verb

to cause to become one with

verb

to consume all of one's attention or time

Synonyms: engage

Other words

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