meaning of assimilate

assimilate meaning in General Dictionary

In order to become similar or like another thing

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  • To bring to a likeness or even to conformity resulting in a resemblance between
  • simply take (gasoline, light or heat) into a remedy
  • use up mentally
  • become similar in sound
  • become like an individual's environment
  • make comparable
  • to create to a likeness or even to conformity; to cause a resemblance between.
  • To liken; to compa/e.
  • To ideal and change or include into the substance associated with assimilating body; to absorb or appropriate, as nutrition; as, meals is assimilated and became natural tissue.
  • In order to become comparable or like something else.
  • to improve and proper nutrition to be able to make it a part of the material of assimilating human body.
  • is converted into the compound of the assimilating human anatomy; to become incorporated; because, some kinds of food assimilate more readily than others.

assimilate meaning in Law Dictionary

1.To take in. 2. to be an integral part of another entity.


assimilate meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 15c., from Latin assimilatus "feigned, pretended, fictitious," past participle of assimilare "in order to make like," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + simulare "make similar," from similis "like, resembling" (see comparable). Originally transitive (with to); intransitive use first recorded 1837. Associated: Assimilated; assimilating.


assimilate meaning in Business Dictionary

1. To add; take-in. "These new a few ideas must certanly be assimilated to the existing document." 2. To squeeze in; in order to become an integral part of. "He relocated from America to European countries, and attempted challenging absorb to the new tradition."


assimilate meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To bring to a likeness or even conformity; to cause a resemblance between.

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  • (v. t.) To liken; to compa/e.
  • (v. t.) To proper and change or incorporate into the substance for the assimilating human anatomy; to absorb or proper, as nutrition; as, food is assimilated and became natural tissue.
  • (v. i.) to be similar or like something else.
  • (v. i.) to improve and appropriate nutrition to be able to ensure it is a part of the substance of the assimilating human anatomy.
  • (v. i.) becoming changed into the material of this assimilating body; in order to become incorporated; since, some types of food assimilate much more easily than the others.

Sentence Examples with the word assimilate

There is nothing in the book inconsistent with Swift's professed and real character as a sturdy Church of England parson, who accepted the doctrines of his Church as an essential constituent of the social order around him, battled for them with the fidelity of a soldier defending his colours, and held it no part of his duty to understand, interpret, or assimilate them.

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