verb (used with object)
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Origin of absorb
OTHER WORDS FROM absorb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH absorbabsorb , adsorb
Example sentences from the Web for absorb
Zuckerman cashed out about six months later, with Snyder and Drasner absorbing his roughly 15 percent stake.Washington Football Team minority owners have a deal to sell, but Daniel Snyder is blocking it|Will Hobson, Mark Maske, Liz Clarke|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Aspiring grandmasters can game against anyone, human or machine, at any time, and benefit from software that offers sophisticated feedback, absorbed by the malleable young brain.Scientists Analyzed 24,000 Chess Matches to Understand Cognition - Facts So Romantic|Brian Gallagher|November 20, 2020|Nautilus
Some will default, leaving lenders to absorb the loss and hobbling the economic recovery.Mounting commercial real estate losses threaten banks, recovery|David Lynch|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Thanks to high pressure sitting in place over our region and absorbing surface pollution sources, some suboptimal air quality has developed, starting Friday.PM Update: Warm, stagnant air continues into tomorrow|A. Camden Walker|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
Alcohol is readily absorbed through skin and can cause alcohol poisoning.
The security and political price was relatively small and easily absorbable.
Mineral oils (refined paraffine) also are not absorbable, and they act with benefit in some cases.Diet and Health|Lulu Hunt Peters
Their action is very similar to the action of giant cells in the soft tissues about absorbable foreign bodies.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern