from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To deceive; to hoodwink.
  • v. To allow a person or an animal to live in one's home.
  • v. To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
  • v. To absorb or comprehend.
  • v. To receive into your home for the purpose of processing for a fee.
  • v. To subscribe to home delivery of.
  • v. To attend a showing of.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • When they reached the cylinder room, Aya paused at the top of the stairs, letting her spy-cams take in the ranks of metal missiles.


  • Plus, the amount we take in each day 84 grams, or 21 teaspoons translates to 336 nutritionally empty calories.

    The Life You Want

  • Several hundred of our own number were to become residents of Mochs, help rebuild it, take in displaced persons, and stay strong for when Tazza would return to collect the army that would eventually retake Washington, D.C.

    Our American King

  • For the moment, though, there was nothing to do but let her spy-cams take in the scenery andslowly, slowlyfall.


  • A large picture window on the far side caught my attention, and I crossed the space to take in the view: I was looking out at a lush lawn with pigeons and squirrels and azalea bushes in bloom.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • They made a long evening of it, driving all the way to Glenwood Springs to take in a show and eat afterwards.

    Western Man

  • After getting settled, we started out first thing in the morning on the feast of St. Thérèse, October 1st, to take in the picturesque beauty of our state.

    A Book of Miracles

  • In Capua, the freedman Publius Confuleius Sabbio might have walked outside the city walls to take in the sight.

    The Spartacus War

  • IN THE HARRY POTTER NOVELS, HOGWARTS IS A SCHOOL OF magic for girls and boys in which they have classes in Potions, Divination, and Defense against the Dark Arts—courses that are not entirely different from those I had to take in medical school.

    Why We Believe What We Believe

  • Pugin was somewhat below the middle stature and rather thick-set, with long dark hair and grey eyes that seemed to take in everything.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss


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