1. assimilation

noun. ['əˌsɪməˈleɪʃən'] the state of being assimilated; people of different backgrounds come to see themselves as part of a larger national family.

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Words that Rhyme with Assimilation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word assimilation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The government used the control of trade to encourage assimilation of native people.

2. assimilation

noun. ['əˌsɪməˈleɪʃən'] the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure.

Synonyms

  • education

Antonyms

  • anabolism
  • development

3. assimilation

noun. ['əˌsɪməˈleɪʃən'] in the theories of Jean Piaget: the application of a general schema to a particular instance.

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment

4. assimilation

noun. ['əˌsɪməˈleɪʃən'] a linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an adjacent sound.

Antonyms

  • inexperience

5. assimilation

noun. ['əˌsɪməˈleɪʃən'] the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion.

Synonyms

  • organic process
  • constructive metabolism
  • absorption
  • malabsorption
  • anabolism

Antonyms

  • unenlightenment
  • affinity
  • consanguinity
  • organic process

6. assimilation

noun. ['əˌsɪməˈleɪʃən'] the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another.

Synonyms

  • Europeanization
  • Americanization
  • Westernization
  • Anglicization
  • social process
  • Europeanisation
  • absorption
  • Westernisation
  • Americanisation

Antonyms

  • destructive metabolism
  • dissimilation
  • katabolism
  • metabolic process
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