Definition Of Absorb

  • consume all of one's attention or time
  • take up, as of debts or payments
  • take up mentally
  • suck or take up or in
  • take in, also metaphorically
  • devote (oneself) fully to
  • assimilate or take in
  • become imbued
  • cause to become one with

Syllables : ab-sorb

Pronunciation : æb'sɔrb

Example Sentences

  • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely. (verb)
  • absorb the costs for something. (verb)
  • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe. (verb)
  • A black star absorbs all matter. (verb)
  • The sponge absorbs water well. (verb)
  • The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society. (verb)
  • The liquids, light, and gases absorb. (verb)
  • The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax. (verb)