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One entry found for take in.
Main Entry: take in
Function: verb
1 a : to reduce the length of <take in a slack line> b : to make smaller by enlarging seams or tucks <take in a coat>
2 a : to receive as a guest or resident b : to give shelter to
3 : to receive and do at home for pay <take in washing>
4 : to include within fixed limits <the camp took in several acres>
5 : ATTEND 4 <take in a movie>
6 : to observe and think about so as to understand <paused to take the situation in>
7 : to deceive so as to take advantage of <taken in by a hard luck story>

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