absorb (something) with (something)

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absorb (something) with (something)

To draw or pull a liquid into a porous item. I had to absorb the water from the overflowing toilet with large towels to keep it from leaking through the floor.
See also: absorb

absorb something with something

to soak up a fluid with something. Henry absorbed the spilled milk with a sponge.
See also: absorb