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Synonyms for absorbentæbˈsɔr bənt, -ˈzɔr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorbent material, absorbent(adj)

    a material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance

    absorbent material, absorbent

    nonabsorbent, resistant, nonabsorptive, repellent

  2. absorbent, absorptive(adj)

    having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.)

    absorbent, absorptive

    nonabsorbent, repellent, nonabsorptive, resistant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. absorbent(a.)

    absorbing, imbibing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

gauze, absorptive, immersive, protective

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