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Overview of verb assimilate

The verb assimilate has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (2) absorb, assimilate, ingest, take in

(take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe")

2. (2) assimilate

(become similar to one's environment; "Immigrants often want to assimilate quickly")

3. (1) assimilate

(make similar; "This country assimilates immigrants very quickly")

4. assimilate, imbibe

(take (gas, light or heat) into a solution)

5. assimilate

(become similar in sound; "The nasal assimilates to the following consonant") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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