ALL meanings of absorbed

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  • adjective absorbed If you are absorbed in something or someone, you are very interested in them and they take up all your attention and energy. 3
  • adjective absorbed engrossed; deeply interested 3
  • adjective absorbed taken in, sucked up, assimilated, etc. 3
  • adjective absorbed greatly interested; wholly occupied 3
  • noun absorbed person: concentrating 1
  • noun absorbed person: engrossed in 1
  • verbal expression absorbed be integrated, assimilated 1
  • noun absorbed Intensely engaged; engrossed. 1
  • adjective absorbed deeply interested or involved; preoccupied: He had an absorbed look on his face. 1
  • verb with object absorbed to suck up or drink in (a liquid); soak up: A sponge absorbs water. 1
  • verb with object absorbed to swallow up the identity or individuality of; incorporate: The empire absorbed many small nations. 1
  • verb with object absorbed to involve the full attention of; to engross or engage wholly: so absorbed in a book that he did not hear the bell. 1
  • verb with object absorbed to occupy or fill: This job absorbs all of my time. 1
  • verb with object absorbed to take up or receive by chemical or molecular action: Carbonic acid is formed when water absorbs carbon dioxide. 1
  • verb with object absorbed to take in without echo, recoil, or reflection: to absorb sound and light; to absorb shock. 1
  • verb with object absorbed to take in and utilize: The market absorbed all the computers we could build. Can your brain absorb all this information? 1
  • verb with object absorbed to pay for (costs, taxes, etc.): The company will absorb all the research costs. 1
  • verb with object absorbed Archaic. to swallow up. 1
  • verb absorbed simple past tense and past participle of absorb. 0
  • adjective absorbed Fully occupied with one's thoughts; engrossed. 0
  • adjective absorbed Something that has been absorbed, taken in, engulfed, imbibed, or assimilated. 0
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