Synonyms of absorb in English:

absorb


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verb

1‘when wood gets wet, it absorbs water and expands’

SYNONYMS
soak up, suck up, draw in, draw up, take in, take up, blot up, mop up, sponge up, sop up
ANTONYMS

exude, give out

2‘patience is needed to absorb all this information’

SYNONYMS
assimilate, digest, ingest, take in, imbibe, drink in, familiarize oneself with
comprehend, grasp, learn, understand, master

3‘the company was absorbed into the new concern’

SYNONYMS
incorporate, assimilate, integrate, appropriate, take in, subsume, include, co-opt, swallow up

4‘these roles absorb most of his time and energy’

SYNONYMS
use, use up, consume, take up, occupy
waste, squander, go through, deplete, drain, exhaust, swallow up

5‘the inner lining will absorb some of the sound’

SYNONYMS
deaden, soften, cushion
reduce, decrease, lessen
soak up
ANTONYMS

reflect, increase

6‘she was absorbed in a letter when Mervyn came into the room’

SYNONYMS
preoccupy, engross, captivate, occupy, engage
rivet, grip, hold, interest, intrigue, immerse, involve, enthral, spellbind, fascinate, arrest, monopolize
distract, divert, entertain, amuse