verb (inf=to take in, takes in, taking in, took in, taken in)
- (idiom) To deceive; to hoodwink.
- To foster or adopt a child informally.
- To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
- Try taking the skirt in a little around the waist.
- To absorb or comprehend.
- The news is a lot to right now.
- To receive into your home for the purpose of processing for a fee.
- In hard times, some women would washing and others dressmaking repairs.
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