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takes in

verb
present tense third-person singular of take in

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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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“Takes in.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/takes%20in. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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