Definition from macmillandictionary.com
The book takes in the period between 1891 and Lenin’s death.
refugees who were taken in during the war
We decided to take in lodgers.
I’m not sure how much of his explanation she took in.
Don’t be taken in by their promises.
He still hasn’t really taken in his father’s death.
We sat there taking in the scenery.
She has started taking in ironing.
We took in a couple of films.