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take in

verb

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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

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2 to have as part of a whole
  • this report takes in all the latest information on the subject

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3 to provide with living quarters or shelter
  • took in the stray dog

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The first known use of take in was circa 1518

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“Take in.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/take%20in. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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