take in

Verb1.take in - provide with shelter
2.take in - fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
3.take in - suck or take up or in; "A black star absorbs all matter"
Synonyms: absorb
4.take in - visit for entertainment; "take in the sights"
5.take in - call for and obtain payment of; "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent"
Synonyms: collect
6.take in - 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"
Synonyms: view, watch, see, catch
7.take in - express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"
Synonyms: receive, invite
8.take in - fold up; "take in the sails"
Synonyms: gather in
9.take in - take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
10.take in - 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.take in - hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers; "We overheard the conversation at the next table"
Synonyms: overhear, catch
12.take in - accept; "The cloth takes up the liquid"
Synonyms: take up
13.take in - take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
14.take in - take up as if with a sponge
Synonyms: suck in, sop up, take up
15.take in - serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
Synonyms: ingest, consume, have, take
16.take in - take into one's family; "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
Synonyms: adopt
17.take in - make (clothes) smaller; "Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight"
widen, let out - make (clothes) larger; "Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight"
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Translate take in to Spanish, Translate take in to German, Translate take in to French
take charge
take control
take down
take effect
take exception
take fire
take five
take flight
take for
take for granted
take form
take heart
take heed
take hold
take hold of
take home
-- take in --
take in charge
take in vain
take in water
take into account
take issue
take it easy
take it on the chin
take kindly to
take leave
take lying down
take note
take notice
Take off
take office
take on
take one's lumps
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