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Definition 1: take up as if with a sponge - [verb of consumption]

Synonyms for suck in in the sense of this definition

(suck in is a kind of ...) serve oneself to, or consume regularly

"Have another bowl of chicken soup!" "I don't take sugar in my coffee"

Definition 2: draw in as if by suction - [verb of contact]

Samples where suck in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • suck in your cheeks and stomach

Synonyms for suck in in the sense of this definition

(suck in is a kind of ...) remove the interior of

"hollow out a tree trunk"

(suck in has a similar meaning as ...) remove by suction

"aspirate the wound"

Definition 3: attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc. - [verb of weather]

Samples where suck in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The current boom in the economy sucked many workers in from abroad

Synonyms for suck in in the sense of this definition

(suck in is a kind of ...) suck or take up or in

"A black star absorbs all matter"

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