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Synonyms for engross
ɛnˈgroʊs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up(verb)

    devote (oneself) fully to

    "He immersed himself into his studies"

    Synonyms:
    engulf, douse, bury, occupy, sop up, swallow, dump, assimilate, dunk, souse, launch, draw, eat up, absorb, engage, take in, immerse, swallow up, ingest, take up, plunk, dip, soak up, dive, imbibe, take over, steep, suck up, plunge, infuse, suck

  2. absorb, engross, engage, occupy(verb)

    consume all of one's attention or time

    "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"

    Synonyms:
    take in, suck up, affiance, enlist, plight, use up, prosecute, lock, hire, soak up, take, worry, suck, employ, lodge in, fill, take over, invade, steep, concern, pursue, betroth, busy, sop up, lease, charter, imbibe, plunge, mesh, wage, reside, rent, interest, draw, assimilate, absorb, occupy, ingest, immerse, engulf, take up, operate, engage

Wiktionary

  1. engross(verb)

    Synonyms:
    corner the market

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. engross

    A fluid that is absorbed is taken up into the mass of the absorbing body, with which it may or may not permanently combine. Wood expands when it absorbs moisture, iron when it absorbs heat, the substance remaining perhaps otherwise substantially unchanged; quicklime, when it absorbs water, becomes a new substance with different qualities, hydrated or slaked lime. A substance is consumed which is destructively appropriated by some other substance, being, or agency, so that it ceases to exist or to be recognized as existing in its original condition; fuel is consumed in the fire, food in the body; consume is also applied to whatever is removed from the market for individual use; as, silk and woolen goods are consumed. A great talker engrosses the conversation. A credulous person swallows the most preposterous statement. A busy student imbibes or drinks in knowledge; he is absorbed in a subject that takes his whole attention. "I only postponed it because I happened to get absorbed in a book." Kane Grinnell Exped. ch. 43, page 403. [Harper & Bros. '54.]

    Synonyms:
    absorb, consume, drink in, drink up, exhaust, imbibe, suck up, swallow, swallow up, take in, take up

    Antonyms:
    cast out, disgorge, disperse, dissipate, distract, eject, emit, exude, give up, put forth, radiate, send out, shoot forth, throw off, vomit

    Preposition:
    Plants absorb moisture from the air; the student is absorbed in thought; nutriment may be absorbed into the system through the skin.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. engross(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    absorb, engage, occupy, take up

  2. engross(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    monopolize, forestall

  3. engross(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    copy in large hand, write out fair

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Translations for engross

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  • монополизирам, пиша с големи букви, завладявам, купувам на едроBulgarian
  • echar carnes, arramblar, arrobar, apandar, monopolizar, encantar, engordar, hechizar, cautivar, acaparar, polarizar, captar, alzarse con, fascinarSpanish
  • tekstata, lihottaa, kahmia, syventyäFinnish
  • truster, polariser, fasciner, charmer, obséder, captiver, rafler, engraisser, s'emparer de, ravir, obnubiler, accaparer, envoûter, monopoliser, capter, passionnerFrench
  • captare, ingrassare, accaparrare, incettareItalian
  • монополизировать, уходить с головой, накоплять, собирать, крупный, откармливать, чёткий, буква, писать набело, углубляться, копить, писатьRussian

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