Synonyms of take something in
take something in
▷ See take
1 understandDictionary • She seemed to take in all he said.
understand • I think you understand my meaning.
absorb • an economy capable of absorbing thousands of immigrants
grasp • The Government has not yet grasped the seriousness of the crisis.
digest • She read everything, digesting every fragment of news.
comprehend • I just cannot comprehend your attitude.
assimilate • My mind could only assimilate one possibility at a time.
get the hang of (informal)
2 includeDictionary • The constituency takes in a population of more than 4 million people.
include • The trip was extended to include a few other events.
contain • The committee contains 11 Democrats and nine Republicans.
comprise • The exhibition comprises 50 oils and watercolours.
cover • The law covers four categories of experiments.
embrace • a theory that would embrace the whole field of human endeavour
encompass • His repertoire encompassed everything from Bach to Scott Joplin.
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absorbIf a group is absorbed into a larger group, it becomes part of the larger group.
• an economy capable of absorbing thousands of immigrants
• My mind could only assimilate one possibility at a time.
comprehendIf you cannot comprehend something, you cannot understand it.
• I just cannot comprehend your attitude.
Thesaurus for take something in from the Collins English Thesaurus
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