Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Takes in.
cause to become one with; "The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
devote (oneself) fully to; "He immersed himself into his studies"
take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
assimilate or take in; "The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society"
take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
become imbued; "The liquids, light, and gases absorb"
take up, as of debts or payments; "absorb the costs for something"
suck or take up or in; "A black star absorbs all matter"
Soak up, incorporate.
take into one's family; "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"
put into dramatic form; "adopt a book for a screenplay"
take up and practice as one's own
choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?"
relating to or containing the azo radical
acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"
take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"
take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?"
informal terms for a meal
worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way; "What's eating you?"
cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid; "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"
use up (resources or materials);
a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
a person who lacks good judgment
a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages