Meaning of ABSORB in English


v. Function: verb

1 to take in and make a part of one's being FF1C; absorb knowledge from reading FF1E;

Synonyms: assimilate, imbibe, incorporate, inhaust, insorb

Related Words: embody, imbue, impregnate, infuse, permeate

Contrasted Words: disgorge, eject, expel, vomit; discharge, eliminate, emit, give off, pass

Antonyms: exude, give out


Synonyms: MONOPOLIZE , consume, engross, sew up

Related Words: concern, engage, immerse, involve, preoccupy

Contrasted Words: diffuse, disperse, scatter

Antonyms: dissipate ( as time, attention )

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.