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Absorbed by vs Absorbed with

Absorbed by something

1. (of liquids or substances) soaked up by something.

  • The chemical agent, whether it be mustard gas or nerve gas, can be absorbed by the skin.

2. (of people or things) incorporated into something.

  • The surrounding villages have been absorbed by the growing city.

Absorbed with something—(also: absorbed in something ) deeply engrossed in something.

  • She was absorbed with the mathematical problem.
  • Everyone was absorbed with the beautiful scenery.
  • I get so absorbed in doing something that I am unaware of things happening round me.