1. To be able to take in, as of liquids; SYN. suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up.
2. To become imbued; of liquids, light, or gases, in chemistry.
3. To cause to become one with
4. To engage or engross wholly; SYN. engross, engage, occupy.
5. To suck or take up or in; SYN. take in.
6. To take up, as of debts or payments; SYN. take over.
7. To take up, as of knowledge or beliefs; SYN. assimilate, ingest, take in.
To receive into the mind and retain.
ETYM Latin reorbere; pref. re- re- + sorbere to suck or drink in.
To absorb again.
To absorb back; to reabsorb.
1. To beat severely; slang.
2. To heat a metal prior to working it.
3. To submerge in a liquid
Sinonimi: draw in
1. To attract by using an inexorable force, inducement; SYN. draw in.
2. To take in liquid by sucking.
3. To draw something in by or as if by exerting a suction force; especially; to draw milk from a breast or udder with the mouth
4. To make a sound or motion associated with or caused by suction
5. To act in an obsequious manner — usually used with up