the act of taking in as by fooling or cheating or swindling someone
provide with shelter
gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one acrossverb
fool or hoax
"The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
absorb, take inverb
suck or take up or in
"A black star absorbs all matter"
visit for entertainment
"take in the sights"
collect, take inverb
call for and obtain payment of
"we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent"
watch, view, see, catch, take inverb
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"
receive, take in, inviteverb
express willingness to have in one's home or environs
"The community warmly received the refugees"
take in, gather inverb
"take in the sails"
absorb, assimilate, ingest, take inverb
take up mentally
"he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring inverb
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"
catch, take in, overhearverb
hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
"We overheard the conversation at the next table"
take in, take upverb
"The cloth takes up the liquid"
absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take upverb
take in, also metaphorically
"The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
take in, sop up, suck in, take upverb
take up as if with a sponge
consume, ingest, take in, take, haveverb
serve oneself to, or consume regularly
"Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
adopt, take inverb
take into one's family
"They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
make (clothes) smaller
"Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight"
To deceive; to hoodwink.
To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
To absorb or comprehend.
To receive into your home for the purpose of processing for a fee.
To subscribe to home delivery of.
To attend a showing of.
The numerical value of take in in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of take in in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Yesterday, they tried to take in mobile phones but the bag it was in broke.
It's no secret I had a drug problem, if I was to give you a number of Vicodin I would actually take in a day ? Anywhere between 10 to 20. Valium, Ambien, the numbers got so high I don't even know what I was taking.
When you read about the people who want sharia law in Copenhagen and disallow voting, what kind of 'thank you' is that? Shouldn't they just be happy they're allowed to be here, i’m not allowed to say it, but we need to decide what kind of refugees we want to take in.
I expect to see the U.S. will take in even more going forward.
As Turkey is making an effort to take in refugees -- who will not come to Europe -- it's reasonable that Turkey receive help from Europe to accommodate those refugees.
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