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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

    Synonyms:
    absorbent material, absorbent

    Antonyms:
    nonabsorbent, resistant, nonabsorptive, repellent

  2. absorbent, absorptive(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    absorbent, absorptive

    Antonyms:
    nonabsorbent, repellent, nonabsorptive, resistant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. absorbent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    absorbing, imbibing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

gauze, absorptive, immersive, protective


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