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Absorb vs Intake - What's the difference?

absorb | intake |


As verbs the difference between absorb and intake

is that absorb is 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 while intake is to take or draw in (in all the senses of the noun).

As a noun intake is

the place where water or air is taken into a pipe or conduit; opposed to outlet.

Absorb vs Captivate - What's the difference?

absorb | captivate |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between absorb and captivate

is that absorb is (obsolete) to engulf, as in water; to swallow up while captivate is (obsolete) to take prisoner; to capture; to subdue.

As verbs the difference between absorb and captivate

is that absorb is 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
while captivate is to attract and hold interest and attention of; charm.

Absorb vs Refract - What's the difference?

absorb | refract |


As verbs the difference between absorb and refract

is that absorb is 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 while refract is (of light) to change direction as a result of entering a different medium.

Absorb vs Bolt - What's the difference?

absorb | bolt |


As a verb absorb

is 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 .

As a noun bolt is

(land covered by trees).

Absorb vs Acknowledge - What's the difference?

absorb | acknowledge |


In lang=en terms the difference between absorb and acknowledge

is that absorb is to accept or purchase in quantity while acknowledge is to admit the knowledge of; to recognize as a fact or truth; to declare one's belief in; as, to acknowledge the being of a god.

As verbs the difference between absorb and acknowledge

is that absorb is 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 while acknowledge is to admit the knowledge of; to recognize as a fact or truth; to declare one's belief in; as, to acknowledge the being of a god.

Absorb vs Comprehends - What's the difference?

absorb | comprehends |


As verbs the difference between absorb and comprehends

is that absorb is 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 while comprehends is (comprehend).

Absorb vs Ridiculous - What's the difference?

absorb | ridiculous |


As a verb absorb

is 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 .

As an adjective ridiculous is

deserving of ridicule; foolish; absurd.

Hook vs Absorb - What's the difference?

hook | absorb |


In lang=en terms the difference between hook and absorb

is that hook is to connect (hook into'', ''hook together ) while absorb is to accept or purchase in quantity.

As verbs the difference between hook and absorb

is that hook is to attach a hook to while absorb is 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 .

As a noun hook

is a rod bent into a curved shape, typically with one end free and the other end secured to a rope or other attachment.

Preoccupied vs Absorb - What's the difference?

preoccupied | absorb |


As verbs the difference between preoccupied and absorb

is that preoccupied is (preoccupy) while absorb is 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 .

As an adjective preoccupied

is concerned with something else; distracted; giving one's attention elsewhere.

Redirect vs Absorb - What's the difference?

redirect | absorb |


In lang=en terms the difference between redirect and absorb

is that redirect is to instruct to go, inquire elsewhere while absorb is to accept or purchase in quantity.

As verbs the difference between redirect and absorb

is that redirect is to give new direction to, change the direction of while absorb is 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 .

As a noun redirect

is a redirection.

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