take in

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To absorb or comprehend.
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The news is a lot to take in right now.

Submitted on August 23, 2012

Additional definitions for 'take in':

take inTo deceive; to hoodwink.
take inTo foster or adopt a child informally.
take inTo shorten or make it smaller.
take inTo receive into your home for the purpose of processing for a fee.
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