Translation of "absorb" - English-German dictionary

absorb

verb /əbˈzoːb/

to soak up

aufsaugen
The paper towel absorbed the water I had spilled.

to take up the whole attention of (a person)

fesseln
He was completely absorbed in his book.
absorbent adjective

able to soak up

saugfähig
absorbent paper.
absorption /-ˈzoːp-/ noun

das Aufsaugen

(Translation of “absorb” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)