Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Deception; fraud; imposition.
  • noun Hence The person cheating: as, he is a humbug and a take-in.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun colloq. Imposition; fraud.

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

  • noun the act of taking in as by fooling or cheating or swindling someone
  • verb suck or take up or in
  • verb visit for entertainment
  • verb hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
  • verb see or watch
  • verb express willingness to have in one's home or environs
  • verb serve oneself to, or consume regularly
  • verb take into one's family
  • verb earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
  • verb take up mentally
  • verb fool or hoax
  • verb take up as if with a sponge
  • verb fold up
  • verb call for and obtain payment of
  • verb make (clothes) smaller
  • verb take in, also metaphorically
  • verb provide with shelter
  • verb accept

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Examples

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  • Aside from just visiting (which many people just do) this very popular hotel, lunch, dinner and/or good cocktails, inside or at their outdoor patio with lounge chairs and seating overlooking the whole city, lends for relaxing ambiance while sipping on something cool and letting the eyes take-in the panorama not soon forgotten.

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  • Aside from just visiting (which many people just do) this very popular hotel, lunch, dinner and/or good cocktails, inside or at their outdoor patio with lounge chairs and seating overlooking the whole city, lends for relaxing ambiance while sipping on something cool and letting the eyes take-in the panorama not soon forgotten.

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  • Aside from just visiting (which many people just do) this very popular hotel, lunch, dinner and/or good cocktails, inside or at their outdoor patio with lounge chairs and seating overlooking the whole city, lends for relaxing ambiance while sipping on something cool and letting the eyes take-in the panorama not soon forgotten.

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  • Aside from just visiting (which many people just do) this very popular hotel, lunch, dinner and/or good cocktails, inside or at their outdoor patio with lounge chairs and seating overlooking the whole city, lends for relaxing ambiance while sipping on something cool and letting the eyes take-in the panorama not soon forgotten.

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  • Aside from just visiting (which many people just do) this very popular hotel, lunch, dinner and/or good cocktails, inside or at their outdoor patio with lounge chairs and seating overlooking the whole city, lends for relaxing ambiance while sipping on something cool and letting the eyes take-in the panorama not soon forgotten.

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  • Many callers to the show expressed the inability to view anymore – there is only so much imagery one person can take-in and process.

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  • Many callers to the show expressed the inability to view anymore – there is only so much imagery one person can take-in and process.

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  • Many callers to the show expressed the inability to view anymore – there is only so much imagery one person can take-in and process.

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  • Aside from just visiting (which many people just do) this very popular hotel, lunch, dinner and/or good cocktails, inside or at their outdoor patio with lounge chairs and seating overlooking the whole city, lends for relaxing ambiance while sipping on something cool and letting the eyes take-in the panorama not soon forgotten.

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