Absorb Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Absorb? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Derivations, How to pronounce? Antonyms, Words ending with Absorb, Words starting with Absorb, Related sentences, Synonyms, Example sentences and more...

Absorb meaning

Word: Absorb

How to pronounce: əbˈzɔːb

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Take in or soak up (energy or a liquid or other substance) by chemical or physical action.

Example sentences: "Buildings can be designed to absorb and retain heat"

2. Take up the attention of (someone); interest greatly.

Example sentences: "She sat in an armchair, absorbed in a book"


Synonyms:

engulf

swallow

overwhelm

occlude

engorge

consume

adsorb

devour

suck up

engross

ingest

assimilate

imbibe

soak up

suck

drink in

integrate

spend

incorporate

draw

embody

handle

engage

involve

soak

sponge

drain

amortize

resorb

perceive

take

accept

plunge

immerse

go

busy

drink

endure

tolerate

bear

fascinate

occupy

take over

grip

stomach

steep


Antonyms:

allocate

emit

radiate


Derivations:

absorbing

absorber

absorbed

absorption

absorbent

absorbability


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Absorb in Other Languages...

Spanish: Absorber

German: Absorbieren

French: Absorber

Italian: Assorbire

Turkish: Emmek


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