Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (v) take in (provide with shelter)
- S: (v) 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!"
- S: (v) absorb, take in (suck or take up or in) "A black star absorbs all matter"
- S: (v) take in (visit for entertainment) "take in the sights"
- S: (v) collect, take in (call for and obtain payment of) "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) receive, take in, invite (express willingness to have in one's home or environs) "The community warmly received the refugees"
- S: (v) take in, gather in (fold up) "take in the sails"
- S: (v) absorb, assimilate, ingest, take in (take up mentally) "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) catch, take in, overhear (hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers) "We overheard the conversation at the next table"
- S: (v) take in, take up (accept) "The cloth takes up the liquid"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) take in, sop up, suck in, take up (take up as if with a sponge)
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) adopt, take in (take into one's family) "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
- S: (v) take in (make (clothes) smaller) "Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight"