HyperDic: engross

English > 2 senses of the word engross:
VERBcognitionengross, steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, absorb, soak updevote (oneself) fully to
cognitionengross, absorb, engage, occupyconsume all of one's attention or time
engross > pronunciation
Soundsihngrow's
Rhymesadios ... sucrose: 36 rhymes with ows...
English > engross: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningDevote (oneself) fully to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymssteep, immerse, engulf, plunge, absorb, soak up
Caused byplunge, immerseCause to be immersed
Narrowerdrink in, drinkBe fascinated or spell-bound by
Broaderconcentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivetdirect one's attention on something
Similar toplunge, immerseCause to be immersed
Spanishabsorberse, abstraerse, aislarse, concentrarse, embelesarse, empaparse, enfrascarse, ensimismarse, sumergirse, zambullirse
Catalanimmergir-se, submergir-se
Nounsengrossmentthe quality of being intent and concentrated
engrossmentthe mental state of being preoccupied by something
engrossmentcomplete attention
English > engross: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningConsume all of one's attention or time.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to engross Sue
Synonymsabsorb, engage, occupy
NarrowerconsumeEngage fully
involveoccupy or engage the interest of
rivethold (someone's attention)
Broaderinterestexcite the curiosity of
Spanishabsorber, atraer, ocupar
Catalanabsorbir, atraure, atreure, ocupar
Nounsengrossmentthe quality of being intent and concentrated
engrossmentthe mental state of being preoccupied by something
engrossmentcomplete attention

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