Phrasal Verb 'Take in'

We have 4 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Take in'.

Take in

Absorb information

Example: The lecture was rather boring and I didn't TAKE IN much of what the lecturer said.

Take in


Example: She TOOK me IN with her story until someone told me the truth.

Take in

Make clothes smaller

Example: The jacket was far too big around the shoulders, so I had it TAKEN IN so that I could wear it.

Take in

Assume care or support

Example: The family TOOK IN the three homeless kittens.