Absorp vs. Absorb: What's the Difference?
"Absorp" is an incorrect spelling, while "Absorb," meaning to soak up or take in, is correct.
Which is correct: Absorp or Absorb
How to spell Absorb?
Absorp is Incorrect
Absorb is Correct
"B" for "AbsorB" relates to "Being" capable of soaking things up.
Remember "sorB" as “soak or receive” to get "absorb."
"Absorb" sounds like "absorbent," a related word.
Picture "b" as a sponge which can "absorb."
"Orb" in "absorb" might visualize a sphere soaking things up.
Absorp and Absorb Definitions
Absorp is an incorrect spelling of Absorb.
To consume all of one's attention or time
The project will absorb all our resources.
To endure something without apparent effect
The economy absorbed the financial blow.
To take up or receive by chemical or molecular action
Plants absorb sunlight.
To take (something) in through or as through pores or interstices.
To occupy the attention, interest, or time of; engross
The problem completely absorbed her.
To take up or occupy (one's time or interest, for example).
To retain (radiation or sound, for example) wholly, without reflection or transmission.
To take in; assimilate
Immigrants who were absorbed into the social mainstream.
To learn; acquire
"Matisse absorbed the lesson and added to it a new language of color" (Peter Plagen).
To receive (an impulse) without echo or recoil
A fabric that absorbs sound.
A bumper that absorbs impact.
To assume or pay for (a cost or costs).
To endure; accommodate
Couldn't absorb the additional hardships.
To use up; consume
The project has absorbed all of our department's resources.
(transitive) To include so that it no longer has separate existence; to overwhelm; to cause to disappear as if by swallowing up; to incorporate; to assimilate; to take in and use up.
To engulf, as in water; to swallow up.
(transitive) To suck up; to drink in; to imbibe, like a sponge or as the lacteals of the body; to chemically take in.
(intransitive) To be absorbed, or sucked in; to sink in.
The drops of water slowly absorbed into the dry sponge.
To take in energy and convert it.
Heat, light, and electricity are absorbed in the substances into which they pass.
In receiving a physical impact or vibration without recoil.
In receiving sound energy without repercussion or echo.
Taking in radiant energy and converting it to a different form of energy, like heat.
(transitive) To engross or engage wholly; to occupy fully.
(transitive) To occupy or consume time.
(transitive) To assimilate mentally.
To assume or pay for as part of a commercial transaction.
(transitive) To defray the costs.
(transitive) To accept or purchase in quantity.
To swallow up; to engulf; to overwhelm; to cause to disappear as if by swallowing up; to use up; to include.
The large cities absorb the wealth and fashion.
To suck up; to drink in; to imbibe; as a sponge or as the lacteals of the body.
To engross or engage wholly; to occupy fully; as, absorbed in study or the pursuit of wealth.
To take up by cohesive, chemical, or any molecular action, as when charcoal absorbs gases. So heat, light, and electricity are absorbed or taken up in the substances into which they pass.
That grave question which had begun to absorb the Christian mind - the marriage of the clergy.
Too long hath love engrossed Britannia's stage,And sunk to softness all our tragic rage.
Should not the sad occasion swallow upMy other cares?
And in destruction's riverEngulf and swallow those.
The liquids, light, and gases absorb
Take up mentally;
He absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe
Take up, as of debts or payments;
Absorb the costs for something
Take in, also metaphorically;
The sponge absorbs water well
She drew strength from the minister's words
Cause to become one with;
The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax
Suck or take up or in;
A black star absorbs all matter
Engross (oneself) fully;
He immersed himself into his studies
Assimilate or take in;
The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society
Engage or engross wholly;
Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely
To take in or soak up
The sponge can absorb a lot of water.
To assimilate or incorporate
Societies absorb immigrants and their cultures.
What is the pronunciation of Absorb?
What is the root word of Absorb?
Which vowel is used before Absorb?
An “” – “an absorbent material.”
Which conjunction is used with Absorb?
No specific conjunction is tied to "absorb."
What is the verb form of Absorb?
What is the plural form of Absorb?
Absorb is a verb and does not have a plural form.
Which preposition is used with Absorb?
"Into," as in absorb into.
Why is it called Absorb?
It comes from the Latin word “absorbēre.”
What is the singular form of Absorb?
Absorb (it's a verb).
Is Absorb a noun or adjective?
Is Absorb a vowel or consonant?
It's a word, not a letter.
What is another term for Absorb?
Which determiner is used with Absorb?
No specific determiner is commonly used.
What is the third form of Absorb?
Is Absorb a negative or positive word?
Is Absorb a collective noun?
Is the Absorb term a metaphor?
It can be used metaphorically.
Is the word Absorb imperative?
It can be used imperatively, e.g., "Absorb the material before the exam."
How do we divide Absorb into syllables?
Which article is used with Absorb?
“An,” as in "an absorbent material."
What is the first form of Absorb?
How is Absorb used in a sentence?
"Plants absorb sunlight to produce food through photosynthesis."
Is Absorb an adverb?
Is Absorb an abstract noun?
Is Absorb a countable noun?
It is not a noun.
How many syllables are in Absorb?
What is a stressed syllable in Absorb?
The second syllable: -sorb.
What part of speech is Absorb?
What is the opposite of Absorb?
Release or emit.
What is the second form of Absorb?
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