wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup
Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

Resolving
resolving power
Resonance
Resonancy
Resonant
resonant circuit
resonantly
resonate
resonating
resonating chamber
resonator
Resorbent
resorcin
resorcinol
resorcinolphthalein
Resorcylic
resorption
resorptive
Resort
resort area

Resorb definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RESORB', v.t. [L. resorbeo; re and sorbeo, to drink in.] To swallow up.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: undergo resorption [syn: reabsorb, resorb]

Merriam Webster's

verb Etymology: Latin resorb?re, from re- + sorb?re to suck up more at absorb Date: 1640 transitive verb 1. to swallow or suck in again 2. to break down and assimilate (something previously differentiated) intransitive verb to undergo resorption

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. absorb again. Derivatives: resorbence n. resorbent n. Etymology: L resorbere resorpt- (as RE-, sorbere absorb)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Resorb Re*sorb" (r?-s?rb"), v. t. [L. reorbere; pref. re- re- + sorbere to suck or drink in.] To swallow up. Now lifted by the tide, and now resorbed. --Young.



Wordswarm.net: Look up a word or phrase

 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup