take in


take in

verb

Definition of TAKE IN

1
to cause to believe what is untrue <a fellow passenger on the cruise completely took me in when he claimed to be the owner of a major software company>
Antonyms undeceive
2
to have as part of a whole <this report takes in all the latest information on the subject>
Antonyms exclude, leave (out), miss out [British], omit
3
to provide with living quarters or shelter <took in the stray dog>
Related Words ensconce, home, roost, secure, shed, stable, tent; barrack; bed (down)
Near Antonyms eject, evict

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