verb as in absorb mentally
They had worried about being able to assimilate into a culture so different from the one they had left behind.
Their stories were told again and again in an attempt to assimilate the tragedy, to comprehend the incomprehensible.
As prejudices waned, it became easier and ultimately desirable for Jews to fully assimilate.
Our bodies have a tendency to assimilate to the cognitive enhancements of tea, which can eventually lead to addiction.
The 21 percent of students whose parents are immigrants will have less of a chance to assimilate.
But the Oriental we can't assimilate, for all our ostrich-like digestion, and what we can't assimilate we won't have.
We assimilate anything white so quickly it is a wonder an immigrant remembers the native way of pronouncing his own name.
At this moment he was in the act of despoiling both ancient and modern philosophy of all their wealth in order to assimilate it.
These gardens are rather like oriental flower-plots, but they assimilate well with the climate.
Poetry is unable, under pain of death or decay, to assimilate itself to morals or science.
On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to assimilate, such as: comprehend, grasp, incorporate, understand, digest, and ingest.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.