Definition of Absorb


  • consume all of one's attention or time
    "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
  • assimilate or take in
    "The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society"
  • devote (oneself) fully to
    "He immersed himself into his studies"
    - soak up
  • suck or take up or in
    "A black star absorbs all matter"
    - take in
  • cause to become one with
    "The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
  • take in, also metaphorically
    "The sponge absorbs water well"
    "She drew strength from the minister's words"
    - soak up - sop up - suck up - take in - take up
  • take up, as of debts or payments
    "absorb the costs for something"
    - take over
  • take up mentally
    "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
    - take in
  • become imbued
    "The liquids, light, and gases absorb"
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Unscramble absorb

62 unscramble word found using the letters absorb.

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