absorb (someone or something) in(to)

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absorb (someone or something) in(to)

1. To integrate into a new environment or situation. At least the new company has been able to absorb all of the old employees into its corporate structure
2. To draw or pull a liquid into a porous item. The paper towel quickly absorbed the liquid into itself.
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absorb someone in(to) something

[of a person or a group of people] to include someone in all the activities of the group; to integrate someone into something. The club absorbed the new members into the organization.
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absorb something in(to) something

[of matter or substance] to draw something into itself. The sponge absorbed all the moisture into its fibers.
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Her achievement is to have reminded the specialist too that the text's activating power is a function not of vaguely poetic qualities overlaid on documentary realism, but rather of fictional patterning which absorbs us into a drama fraught with intensity.