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Definitions of take in:
  • verb:   visit for entertainment
    Example: "Take in the sights"
  • verb:   provide with shelter
  • verb:   make (clothes) smaller
    Example: "Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight"
  • verb:   take up as if with a sponge
  • verb:   fold up
    Example: "Take in the sails"
  • verb:   accept
  • verb:   hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
  • verb:   call for and obtain payment of
  • verb:   earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
  • verb:   suck or take up or in
  • verb:   take into one's family
  • verb:   express willingness to have in one's home or environs
  • verb:   serve oneself to, or consume regularly
  • verb:   take up mentally
  • verb:   see or watch
  • verb:   fool or hoax
  • verb:   take in, also metaphorically

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