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absorb verb

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absorbed, has absorbed, is absorbing, absorbs
absorber, embeber (un líquido), amortiguar (un golpe, la luz); asimilar
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A tree absorbs water through its roots.

Example sentences of
absorb verb

  • It's a fabric that absorbs sweat.
  • The walls are made of a material that absorbs sound.
  • The solar panels are absorbing heat from the sun.
  • She is good at absorbing information.
  • He has retained the values that he absorbed as a young man.
  • The United States is a country that has absorbed many immigrants.
  • Some smaller countries were invaded and absorbed by bigger ones.
  • His interest in photography absorbs him completely.
  • I was so absorbed by her story that I lost track of time.

Synonyms of
absorb verb

¿Qué significa estar absorbed en algo?
  • Si estás absorbed in en algo, estás completamente involucrado en él. Por ejemplo: He quickly found himself absorbed in the movie.

Detailed synonyms for absorb verb

Absorb, imbibe, assimilate, ingest, soak up significan embeber, incorporar algo dentro de uno mismo, imbuyéndose de ello.
  • Absorb connota a menudo cierta pérdida de identidad por parte de lo que se incorpora o un enriquecimiento por parte de aquél que lo incorpora <the lotion is absorbed quickly by the skin>.
    antonyms: dissipate o, energías, etc.)
  • Imbibe indica embeber o empaparse de algo y puede también dar a entender una absorción inconsciente cuyo efecto puede ser significativo o profundo <children imbibe the values of their parents>.
    antonyms: ooze, exude
  • Assimilate pone énfasis en la incorporación dentro de la sustancia del cuerpo o de la mente <had to assimilate a mass of data in a brief time>.
  • Ingest connota el tomar o tragar como para la digestión y a veces se usa figuradamente <she could ingest large amounts of information quickly>.
  • Soak up connota la admisión por succión o absorción <lay on the grass soaking up the sunshine>.

Reverse translation for absorb

absorber  - to absorb, to soak up, to occupy, to take up, to engross 
embeber  (un líquido) - to absorb, to soak up, to shrink 
amortiguar  (un golpe, la luz) - to soften (an impact) 
asimilar  - to assimilate 
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