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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 take in

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 take in

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 take in
      v 1: provide with shelter
      2: fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted
         everyone"; "You can't fool me!" [syn: gull, dupe, slang,
          befool, cod, fool, put on, put one over, put
         one across]
      3: suck or take up or in; "A black star absorbs all matter"
         [syn: absorb] [ant: emit]
      4: visit for entertainment; "take in the sights"
      5: call for and obtain payment of; "we collected over a million
         dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent"
         [syn: collect]
      6: see or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program
         will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition";
         "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie" [syn: watch, view,
          see, catch]
      7: express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The
         community warmly received the refugees" [syn: receive, invite]
      8: fold up; "take in the sails" [syn: gather in]
      9: take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of
         his tribe" [syn: absorb, assimilate, ingest]
      10: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as
          salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your
          new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger
          brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
          [syn: gain, clear, make, earn, realize, realise,
           pull in, bring in]
      11: hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers; "We
          overheard the conversation at the next table" [syn: catch,
      12: accept; "The cloth takes up the liquid" [syn: take up]
      13: take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water
          well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
          [syn: absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck
          up, draw, take up]
      14: take up as if with a sponge [syn: sop up, suck in, take
      15: serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl
          of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
          [syn: consume, ingest, take, have] [ant: abstain]
      16: take into one's family; "They adopted two children from
          Nicaragua" [syn: adopt]
      17: make (clothes) smaller; "Please take in this skirt--I've
          lost weight" [ant: let out]