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re·sorb

 (rē-zôrb′, -sôrb′)
v. re·sorbed, re·sorb·ing, re·sorbs
v.tr.
1. To absorb again.
2. Biology To dissolve and assimilate (bone tissue, for example).
v.intr.
To undergo resorption.

[Latin resorbēre, to suck back : re-, re- + sorbēre, to suck up.]

resorb

(rɪˈsɔːb)
vb
(tr) to absorb again
[C17: from Latin resorbēre, from re- + sorbēre to suck in; see absorb]
reˈsorbent adj
reˈsorptive adj

re•sorb

(rɪˈsɔrb, -ˈzɔrb)

v.t.
to absorb again, as an exudation.
[1630–40; < Latin resorbēre=re- re- + sorbēre to suck up]

resorb


Past participle: resorbed
Gerund: resorbing

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

resorb

vtresorbieren (spec), → (wieder) aufsaugen

resorb

vt reabsorber; to get resorbed reabsorberse
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