1 liquid, gas, energy, etc.
quickly , rapidly
directly , easily , readily
Nutrients are ~ed into the bloodstream.
2 make part of sth larger
be ~ed into sth
These committees were gradually ~ed into the local government machine.
easily , readily
The information is presented so that it can be readily ~ed.
completely , totally , utterly
His work ~ed him completely.
Absorb is used with these nouns as the subject: plant , sponge
Absorb is used with these nouns as the object: carbon dioxide , detail , heat , impact , information , light , liquid , loss , mineral , moisture , oxygen , perspiration , radiation , ray , vibration , water