einziehen

Meanings

1.
to move in
(Mainly used for apartments, but you also find it in a few other contexts, like athletes "moving into" a stadium.)
Opposite (closest): ausziehen
2.
to pull in
(Pulling extended things back in. "den Kopf einziehen" for instance means "to duck". Not very common and NOT for dragging something inside.)
3.
to be absorbed
(It's the lotion actively "moving into" the skin)
4.
to seize, to take away
(Rare as a verb, but you find it for instance in contexts of police taking your passport.)
5.
to install
(ONLY For installing a second ceiling somewhere.)

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Vocab:

ziehen, ausziehen, anziehen, abziehen, umziehen, der Zug, der Anzug, ...


Word Family

Root: *deuk-

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