absorb translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "absorb" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /əbˈzoːb/
to soak up
The roots of the plant absorb water and nutrients from soil.
to take up the whole attention of (a person)
He was completely absorbed in his book.
to learn and understand new information
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
Venice was absorbed into the kingdom of Italy.
absorbent adjective able to soak up
an absorbent kitchen towel.
absorbing adjective interesting and holding your attention
The novel is an absorbing read from beginning to end.
absorption /-ˈzoːp-/ noun
the absorption of water by leaves.
(Definition of absorb from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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