Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun take_in

1 sense of take-in

Sense 1
take-in -- (the act of taking in as by fooling or cheating or swindling someone)
       => deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation -- (the act of deceiving)

Antonyms of verb take_in

1 of 17 senses of take in

Sense 17
take in -- (make (clothes) smaller; "Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight")
       Antonym of let out (Sense 4)
      => let out, widen -- (make (clothes) larger; "Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb take_in

17 senses of take in

Sense 1
take in -- (provide with shelter)
       => house, put up, domiciliate -- (provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town")

Sense 2
gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across -- (fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!")
       => deceive, betray, lead astray -- (cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house")

Sense 3
absorb, take in -- (suck or take up or in; "A black star absorbs all matter")

Sense 4
take in -- (visit for entertainment; "take in the sights")
       => visit, see -- (go to see a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning")

Sense 5
collect, take in -- (call for and obtain payment of; "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent")
       => take -- (take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks")

Sense 6
watch, view, see, catch, take in -- (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")
       => watch -- (look attentively; "watch a basketball game")

Sense 7
receive, take in, invite -- (express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees")

Sense 8
take in, gather in -- (fold up; "take in the sails")
       => roll up, furl -- (form into a cylinder by rolling; "Roll up the cloth")

Sense 9
absorb, assimilate, ingest, take in -- (take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe")
       => learn, larn, acquire -- (gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate")

Sense 10
gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in -- (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")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work")

Sense 11
catch, take in, overhear -- (hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers; "We overheard the conversation at the next table")
       => hear -- (perceive (sound) via the auditory sense)

Sense 12
take in, take up -- (accept; "The cloth takes up the liquid")
       => receive, have -- (get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front")

Sense 13
absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up -- (take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words")

Sense 14
take in, sop up, suck in, take up -- (take up as if with a sponge)
       => consume, ingest, take in, take, have -- (serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee")

Sense 15
consume, ingest, take in, take, have -- (serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee")

Sense 16
adopt, take in -- (take into one's family; "They adopted two children from Nicaragua")
       => take -- (take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks")

Sense 17
take in -- (make (clothes) smaller; "Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight")
       => change, alter, vary -- (become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season")

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