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Absorb vs Attention - What's the difference?

absorb | attention |


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 attention is

(label) mental focus.

As an interjection attention is

.

Indulged vs Absorb - What's the difference?

indulged | absorb |


As verbs the difference between indulged and absorb

is that indulged is (indulge) 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 .

Enroll vs Absorb - What's the difference?

enroll | absorb |


In lang=en terms the difference between enroll and absorb

is that enroll is to enlist oneself (in something) or become a member (of something) while absorb is to accept or purchase in quantity.

As verbs the difference between enroll and absorb

is that enroll is to enter (a name, etc) in a register, roll or list 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 .

Absorb vs Attraction - What's the difference?

absorb | attraction |


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 attraction is

the tendency to attract.

Accept vs Absorb - What's the difference?

accept | absorb |


In lang=en terms the difference between accept and absorb

is that accept is to receive something willingly while absorb is to accept or purchase in quantity.

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

is that accept is (obsolete) accepted while absorb is (obsolete) to engulf, as in water; to swallow up .

As verbs the difference between accept and absorb

is that accept is to receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval 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 accept

is (obsolete) accepted.

Absorb vs Emits - What's the difference?

absorb | emits |


As verbs the difference between absorb and emits

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 emits is (emit).

Accrete vs Absorb - What's the difference?

accrete | absorb |


In lang=en terms the difference between accrete and absorb

is that accrete is to make adhere; to add; to make larger or more, as by growing while absorb is to accept or purchase in quantity.

As verbs the difference between accrete and absorb

is that accrete is to grow together, combine; to fuse 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 accrete

is characterized by accretion; made up; as, accrete matter.

Absorb vs Rapt - What's the difference?

absorb | rapt |


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

is that absorb is (obsolete) to engulf, as in water; to swallow up while rapt is (obsolete) rapidity.

As verbs the difference between absorb and rapt

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 rapt is (obsolete) to transport or ravish.

As an adjective rapt is

(uncomparable|archaic) snatched, taken away; abducted.

As a noun rapt is

(obsolete) an ecstasy; a trance.

Absorb vs Flow - What's the difference?

absorb | flow |


In lang=en terms the difference between absorb and flow

is that absorb is to accept or purchase in quantity while flow is to discharge excessive blood from the uterus.

As verbs the difference between absorb and flow

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 flow is to move as a fluid from one position to another.

As a noun flow is

a movement in people or things with a particular way in large numbers or amounts.

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