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Synonyms for absorb

Synonyms for (verb) absorb

Synonyms: absorb Definition: cause to become one with Usage: The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax

Similar words: conflate, mix, meld, merge, immix, fuse, flux, coalesce, combine, commingle, blend Definition: mix together different elements Usage: The colors blend well

Synonyms: absorb, engage, engross, occupy Definition: consume all of one's attention or time Usage: Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

Similar words: interest Definition: excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of

Synonyms: engross, engulf, absorb, immerse, plunge, steep, soak up Definition: devote (oneself) fully to Usage: He immersed himself into his studies

Similar words: focus, concentrate, center, centre, rivet, pore Definition: direct one's attention on something Usage: Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

Synonyms: ingest, absorb, assimilate, take in Definition: take up mentally Usage: he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

Similar words: larn, learn, acquire Definition: gain knowledge or skills Usage: She learned dancing from her sister; I learned Sanskrit; Children acquire language at an amazing rate

Synonyms: absorb Definition: assimilate or take in Usage: The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society

Similar words: invite, take in, receive Definition: express willingness to have in one's home or environs Usage: The community warmly received the refugees

Synonyms: absorb Definition: become imbued Usage: The liquids, light, and gases absorb

Similar words: take up, sorb Definition: take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption

Synonyms: absorb, take over Definition: take up, as of debts or payments Usage: absorb the costs for something

Similar words: fund Definition: furnish money for Usage: The government funds basic research in many areas