Noun > Intake

Noun – Intake

1 : the amount of something (such as food or drink) that is taken into your body


You should limit your daily intake of fats and sugars.


a larger intake of fluids

the recommended daily intakes of selected vitamins

2 : (count) : the act of taking something (such as air) into your body

a sudden intake of breath

3 : (count) : a place or part where liquid or air enters something (such as an engine)

the fuel intake

4 : British : the number of things or people that are taken into something (such as an organization)


The new intake of Labour MPs includes many women.


The school’s intake of students has increased in recent years.