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absorb

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1 to take in (something liquid) through small openings

  • most of the spilled water was absorbed by the tablecloth
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2 to hold the attention of

  • chatting on the phone doesnʼt absorb me so much that I canʼt do something else at the same time
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catch one's eye

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3 to make a part of a body or system

  • local schools will seek to absorb the new immigrants into the regular curriculum as quickly as possible
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4 to make complete use of

  • cleaning the house absorbed the rest of his energy
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run out of

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5 to put up with (something painful or difficult)

  • somehow she managed to absorb whatever hardships life offered
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live with, lump (it), stand for, tough out (it)

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