Dictionary Results for take_in


1. take_in - verb

· provide with shelter

Hypernym(s): house, put_up, domiciliate




2. take_in - verb

· fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"

Synonym(s): gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put_on, put_one_over, put_one_across

Hypernym(s): deceive, betray, lead_astray




3. take_in - verb

· suck or take up or in; "A black star absorbs all matter"

Synonym(s): absorb




4. take_in - verb

· visit for entertainment; "take in the sights"

Hypernym(s): visit, see




5. take_in - verb

· call for and obtain payment of; "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent"

Synonym(s): collect

Hypernym(s): take




6. take_in - verb

· see or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie"

Synonym(s): watch, view, see, catch

Hypernym(s): watch




7. take_in - verb

· express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"

Synonym(s): receive, invite




8. take_in - verb

· fold up; "take in the sails"

Synonym(s): gather_in

Hypernym(s): roll_up, furl




9. take_in - verb

· take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"

Synonym(s): absorb, assimilate, ingest

Hypernym(s): learn, larn, acquire




10. take_in - verb

· earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"

Synonym(s): gain, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull_in, bring_in

Hypernym(s): get, acquire




11. take_in - verb

· hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers; "We overheard the conversation at the next table"

Synonym(s): catch, overhear

Hypernym(s): hear




12. take_in - verb

· accept; "The cloth takes up the liquid"

Synonym(s): take_up

Hypernym(s): receive, have




13. take_in - verb

· take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"

Synonym(s): absorb, suck, imbibe, soak_up, sop_up, suck_up, draw, take_up




14. take_in - verb

· take up as if with a sponge

Synonym(s): sop_up, suck_in, take_up

Hypernym(s): consume, ingest, take_in, take, have




15. take_in - verb

· serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"

Synonym(s): consume, ingest, take, have




16. take_in - verb

· take into one's family; "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"

Synonym(s): adopt

Hypernym(s): take




17. take_in - verb

· make (clothes) smaller; "Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight"

Hypernym(s): change, alter, vary

Antonym(s): let_out





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