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Definition of "take-in" [take•-in]

  • Informal The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "take-in" in a sentence
  • "Many callers to the show expressed the inability to view anymore – there is only so much imagery one person can take-in and process."
  • "Aside from just visiting (which many people just do) this very popular hotel, lunch, dinner and/or good cocktails, inside or at their outdoor patio with lounge chairs and seating overlooking the whole city, lends for relaxing ambiance while sipping on something cool and letting the eyes take-in the panorama not soon forgotten."
  • "Are you terrified to lose weight, to fully take-in, ingest, go hog wild for your healthy living plan?"