absorb
verb.
become imbued
The liquids, light, and gases absorb
verb.
take up mentally
he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe
verb.
take up, as of debts or payments
absorb the costs for something
Synonym: take over
verb.
take in, also metaphorically
The sponge absorbs water well|She drew strength from the minister's words
verb.
cause to become one with
The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax
verb.
suck or take up or in
A black star absorbs all matter
Synonym: take in
verb.
devote (oneself) fully to
He immersed himself into his studies
verb.
assimilate or take in
The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society
verb.
consume all of one's attention or time
Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely
Synonym: engage, engross, occupy
Antonym: emit