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take in

part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to provide a temporary or permanent place in one's home to (someone).
My aunt took me in when I arrived penniless at her door.
definition 2: to absorb or comprehend (something).
She was shocked to hear of her husband's death and simply couldn't take it in.The beauty of the canyon at sunset was almost impossible to take in.
definition 3: to experience with one's senses, esp. visually or auditorily
We went to Washington, D.C. and took in a number of museums.While we were in Rome, we tried to take in as many of the sights as possible.I like to go into the city and take in a play or concert whenever I can.
definition 4: to fool or deceive (someone); trick.
My grandfather was taken in by that con artist.
definition 5: to create a closer fit for (a garment) by removing stitches and sewing again.
The jacket is too big, but I could take it in for you.