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Synonyms for absorb

to take in (moisture or liquid)

to occupy the full attention of

to take in and incorporate, especially mentally

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take up mentally

take up, as of debts or payments

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suck or take up or in

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assimilate or take in

consume all of one's attention or time

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The plant doesn't eat metal, instead, it absorbs it from the soil, thriving in nickel-rich dirt.
The fresher water absorbs CO<sub>2</sub>, but the rate at which it does so slows as it becomes more saturated with the gas.
"Chitosan absorbs fats and oils around six to ten times its weight.
The body absorbs most of one novel implant, a patch that can fix heart defects, and it degrades the other, a stent that can prop open a narrowed artery.
Neutrogena Active Breathable Sunblock ($10, drugstores) absorbs oil and feels extra light.
Each detector module will be designed to absorb approximately 5% of the neutron flux so that a series of 20 modules (or 10 module pairs) located along the beam axis absorbs the entire beam.
That may be a concern because the body absorbs injected aluminum more easily.
The body absorbs iron from foods (red meat in particular) better than in pill form.
Traditionally scientists have classified a plant as carnivorous if it attracts, captures, kills, digests, and absorbs prey on its own.
Secondly, not every new office job created absorbs space at the same ratio.
"Conventional materials are designed to smother unwanted sounds," says VanBuskirk, "and they need the mass to do that." Ultra Light, a patented multi-layer material, absorbs sound and makes cable runs and other noise infiltration paths--including windows--less critical.
After the brain absorbs and assimilates, then it acts.
It is a love that absorbs every evil and radiates goodness back.