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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To absorb again.
  • transitive v. To accommodate or accept again, as into a group or category: The economy cannot reabsorb all of the refugees into the workforce.
  • intransitive v. To undergo resorption.

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  • v. absorb again

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To absorb again; to draw in, or imbibe, again what has been effused, extravasated, or thrown off; to swallow up again; ; -- used esp. of fluids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To draw or take in anew by absorption, imbibition, or swallowing, as something previously ejected, emitted, or put forth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. undergo resorption

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