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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. take in, also metaphorically;
- Example: "The sponge absorbs water well"
- Example: "She drew strength from the minister's words"
[syn: absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up]

2. take up as if with a sponge;
[syn: take in, sop up, suck in, take up]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sop up v 1: take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words" [syn: absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up] 2: take up as if with a sponge [syn: take in, sop up, suck in, take up]