To take in is to observe, absorb or learn something.
An example of take in is when you look around you and perceive all the sites and sounds of Manhattan.
Informal a taking in; specif., cheating, trickery, etc. or a deception, trick, etc.
The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
- (idiomatic) To deceive; to hoodwink.
- To allow a person or an animal to live in one's home.
- take in a stray cat
- To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
- Try taking the skirt in a little around the waist.
- To absorb or comprehend.
- The news is a lot to take in right now.
- To receive into your home for the purpose of processing for a fee.
- In hard times, some women would take in washing and others dressmaking repairs.
- To subscribe to home delivery of.
- To attend a showing of.
- take in a show
- take in a movie