absorb

absorb

absorbs

absorbed

absorbed

absorbing

Verb
Vanligast
  • "Our countryside is increasingly being absorbed by the large cities."
  • "The barrier absorbed the main impact of the crash."
Vanlig ekonomi
take up, as of debts or payments
  • "The company was forced to absorb the cost of tax increases."

Synonymer

Vanlig
cause to become one with
  • "The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
Vanlig
  • "It's hard to absorb so much information."

Synonymer

Mindre vanlig
be able to take in, as of liquids
  • "The sponge absorbs water well"

Synonymer

Mindre vanlig
engage or engross wholly
  • "His work absorbed him completely."
  • "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"

Synonymer

take up, as of knowledge or beliefs

Synonymer

suck or take up or in
  • "a black star absorbs all matter"

Synonymer