absorbeo

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Etymology[edit]

From ab + sorbeō (suck in, drink down, swallow).

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present active absorbeō, present infinitive absorbēre, perfect active absorbuī, supine absorptum

  1. I swallow down, devour.
  2. I absorb, submerge.
  3. (figuratively) I absorb, engross.

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  • The third principal part may be absorbuī or absorpsī.

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