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engross

 
Verb engross has 2 senses
  1. steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up - engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"
    --1 is one way to concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet
    Derived forms: noun engrossment1, noun engrossment2, noun engrossment3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  2. absorb, engross, engage, occupy - engage or engross wholly; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
    --2 is one way to interest
    Derived forms: noun engrossment1, noun engrossment2, noun engrossment3
    Sample sentence:
    The performance is likely to engross Sue
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