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absorb

verb

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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 doesn't absorb me so much that I can't 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
  • The large corporation absorbed smaller businesses in takeovers.
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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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