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absorb

synonym (synonym of absorb)

  • (verb)
    A fluid that is absorbed is taken up into the mass of the absorbing body, with which it may or may not permanently combine. Wood expands when it absor more.. (verb)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    take up mentally (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    take up, as of debts or payments (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    take in, also metaphorically (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.weather)
    suck or take up or in (verb.weather)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    devote (oneself) fully to (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    consume all of one's attention or time (verb.cognition)
     

antonym (antonym of absorb)

also (also)

  • take in, also metaphorically (verb.contact)
    draw in as if by suction (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes (verb.contact)
     

hypernym (absorb IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • assimilate or take in (verb.contact)
    express willingness to have in one's home or environs (verb.contact)
     
  • become imbued (verb.contact)
    take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption (verb.contact)
     
  • cause to become one with (verb.change)
    mix together different elements (verb.change)
     
  • consume all of one's attention or time (verb.cognition)
    excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of (verb.emotion)
     
  • devote (oneself) fully to (verb.cognition)
    direct one's attention on something (verb.cognition)
     
  • take up mentally (verb.cognition)
    gain knowledge or skills (verb.cognition)
     
  • take up, as of debts or payments (verb.possession)
    furnish money for (verb.possession)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF absorb relation)

  • become imbued (verb.contact)
    undergo resorption (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    take (gas, light or heat) into a solution (verb.contact)
     
  • consume all of one's attention or time (verb.cognition)
    occupy or engage the interest of (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    engage fully (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    hold (someone's attention) (verb.cognition)
     
  • devote (oneself) fully to (verb.cognition)
    be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to (verb.cognition)
     
  • suck or take up or in (verb.weather)
    attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc. (verb.weather)
     
  • take in, also metaphorically (verb.contact)
    to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    dry (ink) with blotting paper (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    absorb as if with a sponge (verb.contact)
     
  • take up mentally (verb.cognition)
    receive into the mind and retain (verb.cognition)
     

verb group (absorb is verb group of ....)

  • devote (oneself) fully to (verb.cognition)
    cause to be immersed (verb.cognition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from absorb)

  • become imbued (verb.contact)
    a material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a material that has been or is capable of being absorbed (noun.substance)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.) (adj.all)
     
  • consume all of one's attention or time (verb.cognition)
    the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    any activity that occupies a person's attention (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being intent and concentrated (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the mental state of being preoccupied by something (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    complete attention; intense mental effort (noun.cognition)
     
  • suck or take up or in (verb.weather)
    (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium (noun.process)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being absorbed or taken in through the pores of a surface (adj.all)
     
  • take in, also metaphorically (verb.contact)
    the act of sucking (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    (physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation (noun.substance)
     
  • take up mentally (verb.cognition)
    in the theories of Jean Piaget: the application of a general schema to a particular instance (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another (noun.process)
     

domain category (absorb is domain category of ....)

  • become imbued (verb.contact)
    the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions (noun.cognition)
     
synonym antonym also hypernym hyponym verb group derivation consume engross assimilate ingest take over draw cast out dissipate emit disgorge give off give out draw in suck in attract draw blend coalesce interest center acquire larn involve consume rivet drink imbibe immerse plunge business job occupation engrossment absorption preoccupancy

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