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Take in

DEFINITION

A) Net profit, such as from retail sales.

B) Take advantage of someone. “She was taken in by the smooth-talking salesman.”

C) Provide refuge. “We took in the kittens.”

D) Tighten clothes. “I lost weight so I had to take in the waist on pants.”

E) Consume, learn or in hale. “In the city, I take in too much smog.”

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