Associations to the word «Assimilate»

Wiktionary

ASSIMILATE, verb. To incorporate nutrients into the body, especially after digestion.
ASSIMILATE, verb. To incorporate or absorb knowledge into the mind.
ASSIMILATE, verb. To absorb a group of people into a community.
ASSIMILATE, verb. To compare a thing to something similar.
ASSIMILATE, verb. To bring to a likeness or to conformity; to cause a resemblance between.

Dictionary definition

ASSIMILATE, verb. Take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe".
ASSIMILATE, verb. Become similar to one's environment; "Immigrants often want to assimilate quickly".
ASSIMILATE, verb. Make similar; "This country assimilates immigrants very quickly".
ASSIMILATE, verb. Take (gas, light or heat) into a solution.
ASSIMILATE, verb. Become similar in sound; "The nasal assimilates to the following consonant".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne