Synonyms of take in
- 1. take-in, deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation
- usage: the act of taking in as by fooling or cheating or swindling someone
- 1. take in, house, put up, domiciliate
- usage: provide with shelter
- 2. gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across, deceive, betray, lead astray
- usage: fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
- 3. absorb, take in
- usage: suck or take up or in; "A black star absorbs all matter"
- 4. take in, visit, see
- usage: visit for entertainment; "take in the sights"
- 5. collect, take in, take
- usage: call for and obtain payment of; "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent"
- 6. watch, view, see, catch, take in, watch
- usage: 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"
- 7. receive, take in, invite
- usage: express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"
- 8. take in, gather in, roll up, furl
- usage: fold up; "take in the sails"
- 9. absorb, assimilate, ingest, take in, learn, larn, acquire
- usage: take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
- 10. gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in, get, acquire
- usage: 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"
- 11. catch, take in, overhear, hear
- usage: hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers; "We overheard the conversation at the next table"
- 12. take in, take up, receive, have
- usage: accept; "The cloth takes up the liquid"
- 13. absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up
- usage: take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
- 14. take in, sop up, suck in, take up, consume, ingest, take in, take, have
- usage: take up as if with a sponge
- 15. consume, ingest, take in, take, have
- usage: serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
- 16. adopt, take in, take
- usage: take into one's family; "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
- 17. take in, change, alter, vary
- usage: make (clothes) smaller; "Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight"
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