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To physically assimilate or take, especially a liquid
“When the fog settles upon vegetables, the leaves and other surfaces of these plants then absorb the water.”
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To mentally take in information
“The speech was inspiring, and the speaker's choice of words was easy to absorb.”
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To hold or engage the attention of
“The virtuoso's deft skill would completely absorb Martha who stared in amazement.”
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To assimilate into a body, structure or system
“Heads have agreed to a merger whereby a new entity will absorb the two banks.”
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To use, empty or drain completely
“The inefficient and time-consuming process can quickly absorb resources on the system.”
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To endure and get through suffering, challenge or hardship
“It is an inspiring tale of man's fortitude and ability to absorb hardship.”
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To pay for the costs of
“The company will absorb costs for food and accommodation during your business trip.”
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To receive and reduce the force of an impact
“The muscles, tendons, bones, and joints of the foot and the lower leg function to absorb the impact of the landing.”
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