Translation of "absorb" - English-Spanish dictionary

absorb

verb uk /əbˈzɔːb/ us /əbˈzɔrb, əbˈsɔrb/

to take in liquid, gas, or heat and hold it

absorber
Cook the rice until all the liquid has been absorbed.

to understand and remember something

asimilar
It’s hard to absorb so much information.

(Translation of “absorb” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

absorb

verb /əbˈzoːb/

to soak up

absorber
The roots of the plant absorb water and nutrients from soil.

to take up the whole attention of (a person)

absorber
He was completely absorbed in his book.

to learn and understand new information

Aprender
You have to absorb a lot of information in a short time on an intensive course.

to make something smaller become part of something bigger

Absorber
Venice was absorbed into the kingdom of Italy.
absorbent adjective

able to soak up

absorbente
an absorbent kitchen towel.
absorbing adjective

interesting and holding your attention

Absorbente
The novel is an absorbing read from beginning to end.
absorption /-ˈzoːp-/ noun

absorción
the absorption of water by leaves.

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