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One entry found for absorb.
Entry Word: absorb
Function: verb
Text: 1 to take in (something liquid) through small openings <most of the spilled water was absorbed by the tablecloth>
Synonyms drink, imbibe, soak (up), sponge, suck (up)
Related Words gulp, guzzle, quaff, sip, slurp, swallow, swig, swill
2 to hold the attention of <chatting on the phone doesn't absorb me so much that I can't do something else at the same time> -- see ENGAGE 1