Definition of

Take in

  1. (verb, change) make (clothes) smaller
  2. (verb, change) take into one's family
  3. (verb, cognition) take up mentally
  4. (verb, communication) fool or hoax
    You can't fool me!
  5. (verb, consumption) serve oneself to, or consume regularly
    I don't take sugar in my coffee
  6. (verb, consumption) take up as if with a sponge
  7. (verb, contact) fold up
  8. (verb, contact) express willingness to have in one's home or environs
  9. (verb, contact) take in, also metaphorically
    She drew strength from the minister's words
  10. (verb, contact) accept
  11. (verb, perception) see or watch
    This program will be seen all over the world
    view an exhibition
    Catch a show on Broadway
    see a movie
  12. (verb, perception) hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
  13. (verb, possession) call for and obtain payment of
    he collected the rent
  14. (verb, possession) earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    She earns a lot in her new job
    this merger brought in lots of money
    He clears $5,000 each month
  15. (verb, social) visit for entertainment
  16. (verb, stative) provide with shelter
  17. (verb, weather) suck or take up or in

via WordNet, Princeton University

Antonyms of Take in

let out

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