What does take in mean?
Definitions for take in
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word take in.
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.
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The numerical value of take in in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of take in in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of take in in a Sentence
We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives, fearing the future, discontent with the present, unable to take in the idea of dying, unable to sit still.
We'll take the vote that we should take in the House, and( Pelosi) will make the determination as to when is the best time to get that vote and get the managers appointed and move that legislation over to the Senate, it just so happens that if it didn't go over there for 100 days, it could -- let's give President-elect Biden the 100 days he needs to get his agenda off and running, and maybe we'll send the articles sometime after that.
I had a limited number of steps I could take in one day, and I really guarded them.
The commitment to take in 500 of the (over) 5,000 unaccompanied minors in camps in Greece remains and it will happen as soon as restrictions due to the pandemic allow us.
If your family has significant medical expenses ... or if they've had to take in a family member or seen a reduction in hours, that's worth mentioning.
Translations for take in
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- تاخذ فيArabic
- tage indDanish
- preni enenEsperanto
- ottaa sisäänFinnish
- ghlacadh isteachIrish
- ta innNorwegian
- nabrać kogośPolish
- ia înăuntruRomanian
- ta inSwedish
- içeri almakTurkish
- đưa vàoVietnamese
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