take in a liquid, gas or other substance from the surface or space around
make sth smaller become part of sth larger
take sth into the mind and learn or understand it
interest sb very much so that they pay no attention to anything else; completely fill the attention of
reduce the effect of a blow, hit, etc.; reduce the harmful effects of a physical force
use up a large supply of sth, especially money or time
deal with changes, effects, costs, etc.
"The liquids, light, and gases absorb"
"he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
"absorb the costs for something"
"The sponge absorbs water well"
"She drew strength from the minister's words"
"The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
"A black star absorbs all matter"
"He immersed himself into his studies"
"The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society"
"Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
The conquered Chinese..have already begun to absorb their conquerors.
出自： E. O
The realistic novel reached out to absorb every new quality and locus of experience.
出自： G. Steiner
我从来没有见过像他那样专心致志的人。 be absorbed in〔with〕 sth/v-ing
I was absorbed in a book and didn't hear you call.
Kevin is absorbed in the cartoon.
They are absorbed in the experiment.
He was absorbed in his study〔work〕.
Mary was absorbed in thought.
She was absorbed in her thoughts.
All of us were deeply absorbed in happy reminiscences.
For Marx, work had become a passion, and he was so absorbed in it that he often forgot his meals.
He seemed to be more absorbed in his pipe than in what you were saying.
His whole soul is absorbed in saving his country.
He had been so absorbed in watching the car passing by that he didn't notice his friends coming.
She was absorbed with the mathematical problem.
Everyone was absorbed with the beautiful scenery.
He had been so absorbed with watching the building that he hadn't heard footsteps on the gravel path.
The cream is easily absorbed into the skin.
The drug is quickly absorbed into the bloodstream.
Certain chemicals are easily absorbed into the bloodstream, while others are not.
某些化学药品很容易溶于血液,有些则不行。 absorb sb/sth into sb/sth
That country had absorbed some small states into her empire.
People of many different nationalities have, over the years, been absorbed into the population of the city.
Rebel militias were simply absorbed into the national army.
Most little shops have been absorbed into big businesses.
The small firms were absorbed into large cartels.
The surrounding small towns have been absorbed into the city.
Our countryside is increasingly being absorbed into the large cities.