Home   Reverse Dictionary / Thesaurus  Customize   Spruce   Help


Jump to: General, Art, Business, Computing, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Religion, Science, Slang, Sports, Tech, Phrases 

We found 48 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word absorb:
Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "absorb" is defined.

General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. absorb: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. absorb: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. absorb: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. absorb: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. absorb: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. absorb: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Absorb, absorb: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. absorb: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. absorb: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. absorb: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. absorb: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. absorb: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. absorb: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. absorb: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. absorb: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. absorb: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Absorb: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Absorb: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. absorb: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. absorb: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. absorb: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. absorb: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. absorb: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. absorb: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. absorb: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. absorb: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. absorb: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. absorb: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. ABSORB: Accounting Glossary [home, info]
  2. absorb: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. absorb: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  4. absorb: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  5. Absorb: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]
  6. absorb: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. absorb: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Absorb: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Absorb: MedFriendly Glossary [home, info]
  3. absorb: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  4. ABSORB: Lay Terms for Consent Forms [home, info]
  5. absorb: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  6. Absorb: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. ABSORB: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. absorb: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. absorb: Botanical Terms [home, info]
  2. absorb: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Absorb: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

(Note: See absorbs for more definitions.)

Quick definitions from Macmillan (
American English Definition British English Definition

Provided by

Quick definitions from WordNet (absorb)

verb:  take up, as of debts or payments ("Absorb the costs for something")
verb:  suck or take up or in ("A black star absorbs all matter")
verb:  cause to become one with ("The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax")
verb:  engage or engross wholly ("Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely")
verb:  take up mentally ("He absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe")
verb:  assimilate or take in ("The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society")
verb:  take in, also metaphorically ("The sponge absorbs water well")
verb:  become imbued ("The liquids, light, and gases absorb")
verb:  engross (oneself) fully

▸ Also see absorbs
Word origin

Words similar to absorb

Usage examples for absorb

Idioms related to absorb (New!)

Words that often appear near absorb

Rhymes of absorb

Invented words related to absorb

Phrases that include absorb:   absorb in, absorb the mind more...

Words similar to absorb:   engross, assimilate, absorbability, absorbable, absorbed, absorber, absorbing, draw, engage, engulf, imbibe, immerse, ingest, occupy, plunge, steep, suck, incorporate, soak up, sop up, more...

Search for absorb on Google or Wikipedia

Search completed in 0.032 seconds.

Home   Reverse Dictionary / Thesaurus  Customize  Privacy   API   Spruce   Help