Absorpt vs. Absorb

Absorpt vs. Absorb — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Absorpt and Absorb

Absorptverb

(archaic) part

Absorbverb

To take (something) in through or as through pores or interstices.

Absorptadjective

absorbed

Absorbverb

To occupy the attention, interest, or time of; engross

The problem completely absorbed her.

Absorbverb

To take up or occupy (one's time or interest, for example).

Absorbverb

To retain (radiation or sound, for example) wholly, without reflection or transmission.

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Absorbverb

To take in; assimilate

immigrants who were absorbed into the social mainstream.

Absorbverb

To learn; acquire

"Matisse absorbed the lesson and added to it a new language of color" (Peter Plagen).

Absorbverb

To receive (an impulse) without echo or recoil

a fabric that absorbs sound.a bumper that absorbs impact.

Absorbverb

To assume or pay for (a cost or costs).

Absorbverb

To endure; accommodate

couldn't absorb the additional hardships.

Absorbverb

To use up; consume

The project has absorbed all of our department's resources.
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Absorbverb

(transitive) To include so that it no longer has separate existence; to overwhelm; to cause to disappear as if by swallowing up; to incorporate; to assimilate; to take in and use up.

Absorbverb

To engulf, as in water; to swallow up.

Absorbverb

(transitive) To suck up; to drink in; to imbibe, like a sponge or as the lacteals of the body; to chemically take in.

Absorbverb

To take in energy and convert it, as

Absorbverb

in receiving a physical impact or vibration without recoil.

Absorbverb

in receiving sound energy without repercussion or echo.

Absorbverb

taking in radiant energy and converting it to a different form of energy, like heat.

Heat, light, and electricity are absorbed in the substances into which they pass.

Absorbverb

(transitive) To engross or engage wholly; to occupy fully

Absorbverb

(transitive) To occupy or consume time.

Absorbverb

(transitive) Assimilate mentally.

Absorbverb

To assume or pay for as part of a commercial transaction.

Absorbverb

(transitive) To defray the costs.

Absorbverb

(transitive) To accept or purchase in quantity.

Absorbverb

become imbued;

The liquids, light, and gases absorb

Absorbverb

take up mentally;

he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

Absorbverb

take up, as of debts or payments;

absorb the costs for something

Absorbverb

take in, also metaphorically;

The sponge absorbs water wellShe drew strength from the minister's words

Absorbverb

cause to become one with;

The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax

Absorbverb

suck or take up or in;

A black star absorbs all matter

Absorbverb

engross (oneself) fully;

He immersed himself into his studies

Absorbverb

assimilate or take in;

The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society

Absorbverb

engage or engross wholly;

Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely