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Verbs (48)
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take in
v. provide with shelter
take in
v. visit for entertainment; "take in the sights"
take in
v. make (clothes) smaller; "Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight"
take in, take up
v. accept; "The cloth takes up the liquid"
absorb, take in
v. suck or take up or in; "A black star absorbs all matter"
take in, gather in
v. fold up; "take in the sails"
adopt, take in
v. take into one's family; "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
collect, take in
v. call for and obtain payment of; "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent"
receive, take in, invite
v. express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"
take in, sop up, suck in, take up
v. take up as if with a sponge
absorb, assimilate, ingest, take in
v. take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
consume, ingest, take in, take, have
v. serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up
v. take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across
v. fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
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Fuzzynyms (48)
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prefer
v. give preference to one creditor over another
adopt, follow, espouse
v. choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
metabolize, metabolise
v. produce by metabolism
bolt
v. swallow hastily
gobble, bolt
v. eat hastily without proper chewing; "Don't bolt your food!"
consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out
v. use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
devour, guttle, raven, pig
v. eat greedily; "he devoured three sandwiches"
gulp
v. utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly; "He gulped for help after choking on a big piece of meat"
mortify
v. practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
partake, share, partake in
v. have, give, or receive a share of; "We shared the cake"
receive
v. partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament
delight, enjoy, revel
v. take delight in; "he delights in his granddaughter"
sponge
v. soak up with a sponge
get, get under one's skin
v. irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me"
drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse
v. cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"
soak
v. submerge in a liquid; "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"
soak, imbue
v. fill, soak, or imbue totally; "soak the bandage with disinfectant"
sop
v. dip into liquid; "sop bread into the sauce"
sop
v. cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"
sop, become soaked
v. be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid
misinform, mislead
v. give false or misleading information to
Synonyms (11)
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accept, take, have
v. receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter"; "I won't have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present"
take away
v. take from a person or place; "We took the abused child away from its parents"
take, get hold of
v. get into one's hands, take physically; "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please"
take, get hold of
v. get into one's hands, take physically; "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please"
suck
v. draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth; "suck the poison from the place where the snake bit"; "suck on a straw"; "the baby sucked on the mother's breast"
distract, deflect
v. draw someone's attention away from something; "The thief distracted the bystanders"; "He deflected his competitors"
Antonyms (17)
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let out, widen
v. make (clothes) larger; "Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight"
emit, give out, give off
v. give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.; "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"
radiate
v. issue or emerge in rays or waves; "Heat radiated from the metal box"
abstain, refrain, desist
v. choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"
deliver, drive home
v. carry out or perform; "deliver an attack", "deliver a blow"; "The boxer drove home a solid left"
repel, drive, repulse, force back, push back, beat back
v. cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
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