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take in


Definitions of take in

if you take something in then you understand its meaning or importance

I read the allegations but couldn't take them all in.

to allow someone to stay in your house, country, or in a particular place

There are fears that the camp will soon be unable to take in any more refugees.

to include something

The book takes in all forms of surveillance studies, from local face-to-face oversight through technical developments in closed-circuit TV.