What is the opposite of emit?

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Opposite of to throw or give off (gas, light, etc.)
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Opposite of to cascade or issue forth from somewhere
“Each drawer will be clearly marked and will be lined with bin liners for easy disposal and to ensure that the liquid is contained.”
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Opposite of to emit or issue from a source
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Opposite of to emit or discharge from a container, space, or one's body
“As the bucket is pulled toward the machine, it will dig and load the bucket with the material being excavated.”
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(of gas or heat) Opposite of to expel or discharge, typically gas or light
“Insulation is, first and foremost, used to confine the heat within a given space.”
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Opposite of to give off or expel
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Opposite of to emit or give off
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Opposite of to emit or expel (air or gas)
“The revolving blades of the wheel suck the air in through a bore in the chamber and shoot the air forth along the neck to the main.”
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Opposite of to push or thrust out
“Theoretically, it is simple to just pull the rope through the anchor.”
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Opposite of to expel air from the lungs
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Opposite of to radiate or give off, especially rays of light
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(usually of a liquid) Opposite of to rise up, to spill over, or to be on the verge of spilling over
“His tears began to ebb once he had gotten over the overwhelming emotion of landing his dream job.”
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