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re·ab·sorb

 (rē′əb-zôrb′, -sôrb′)
v. re·ab·sorbed, re·ab·sorb·ing, re·ab·sorbs
v.tr.
1. To absorb again.
2. To accommodate or accept again, as into a group or category: The economy cannot reabsorb all of the refugees into the workforce.
v.intr.
To undergo resorption.

re′ab·sorp′tion (-zôrp′shən, -sôrp′-) n.

reabsorb

(ˌriːəbˈzɔːb)
vb (tr)
to absorb (something) again

reabsorb


Past participle: reabsorbed
Gerund: reabsorbing

Imperative
reabsorb
reabsorb
Present
I reabsorb
you reabsorb
he/she/it reabsorbs
we reabsorb
you reabsorb
they reabsorb
Preterite
I reabsorbed
you reabsorbed
he/she/it reabsorbed
we reabsorbed
you reabsorbed
they reabsorbed
Present Continuous
I am reabsorbing
you are reabsorbing
he/she/it is reabsorbing
we are reabsorbing
you are reabsorbing
they are reabsorbing
Present Perfect
I have reabsorbed
you have reabsorbed
he/she/it has reabsorbed
we have reabsorbed
you have reabsorbed
they have reabsorbed
Past Continuous
I was reabsorbing
you were reabsorbing
he/she/it was reabsorbing
we were reabsorbing
you were reabsorbing
they were reabsorbing
Past Perfect
I had reabsorbed
you had reabsorbed
he/she/it had reabsorbed
we had reabsorbed
you had reabsorbed
they had reabsorbed
Future
I will reabsorb
you will reabsorb
he/she/it will reabsorb
we will reabsorb
you will reabsorb
they will reabsorb
Future Perfect
I will have reabsorbed
you will have reabsorbed
he/she/it will have reabsorbed
we will have reabsorbed
you will have reabsorbed
they will have reabsorbed
Future Continuous
I will be reabsorbing
you will be reabsorbing
he/she/it will be reabsorbing
we will be reabsorbing
you will be reabsorbing
they will be reabsorbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reabsorbing
you have been reabsorbing
he/she/it has been reabsorbing
we have been reabsorbing
you have been reabsorbing
they have been reabsorbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reabsorbing
you will have been reabsorbing
he/she/it will have been reabsorbing
we will have been reabsorbing
you will have been reabsorbing
they will have been reabsorbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reabsorbing
you had been reabsorbing
he/she/it had been reabsorbing
we had been reabsorbing
you had been reabsorbing
they had been reabsorbing
Conditional
I would reabsorb
you would reabsorb
he/she/it would reabsorb
we would reabsorb
you would reabsorb
they would reabsorb
Past Conditional
I would have reabsorbed
you would have reabsorbed
he/she/it would have reabsorbed
we would have reabsorbed
you would have reabsorbed
they would have reabsorbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reabsorb - undergo resorption
absorb - become imbued; "The liquids, light, and gases absorb"
Translations

reabsorb

[ˈriːəbˈzɔːb] VTreabsorber

reabsorb

v. reabsorber.
References in classic literature ?
This strange, wild story seemed to have come to us from amid the mad elements--blown in upon us like a sheet of sea-weed in a gale--and now to have been reabsorbed by them once more.
To superficial observers his chin had too vanishing an aspect, looking as if it were being gradually reabsorbed.
It was only in the hands of Shakspere that the species was to be moulded into true dramatic form and to attain real greatness; and after a quarter century of popularity it was to be reabsorbed into tragedy, of which in fact it was always only a special variety.
The majority of IB Asia's 33 employees will be reabsorbed by DBS.
Of course, not all the flavour compounds are reabsorbed, so decaf will never taste exactly like regular coffee.
Our 5% is only partly reabsorbed, and is steadily accumulating to the point where we have now raised atmospheric CO.
However, vets who closely monitored her believe she may have reabsorbed the foetus.
The end products - carbon dioxide and water are reabsorbed by the body.
Although re-released during burning, the CO2 emissions are negligible compared to those produced when burning fossil fuels--and they can be reabsorbed by other plants.
This virtuous cycle will continue until the excess capacity in the labour market is reabsorbed.
how would we not benefit from them being reabsorbed back into our culture?
As with sodium, the calcium is filtered in the kidneys and reabsorbed back into the body.