• Take in or soak up (energy, or a liquid or other substance) by chemical or physical action, typically gradually
  • Take in and assimilate (information, ideas, or experience)
  • Take control of (a smaller or less powerful entity), making it a part of oneself by assimilation
  • Use or take up (time or resources)
  • Take up and reduce the effect or intensity of (sound or an impact)
  • Engross the attention of (someone)
  • ABSORB, to gather and hold another substance within, compare ADSORB, SORB, DESORB [v]
  • ABSORB, to take up or in [v]