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See definition of assimilate on Dictionary.com
  • verbabsorb mentally
  • verbbecome adjusted; adjust

synonyms for assimilate

  • comprehend
  • grasp
  • incorporate
  • understand
  • digest
  • ingest
  • learn
  • sense
  • osmose
  • soak up
  • take in
  • take up
See also synonyms for: assimilated / assimilating
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antonyms for assimilate

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  • exclude
  • misinterpret
  • mistake
  • misunderstand
  • overlook
  • reject
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How to use assimilate in a sentence

But the Oriental we can't assimilate, for all our ostrich-like digestion, and what we can't assimilate we won't have.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
We assimilate anything white so quickly it is a wonder an immigrant remembers the native way of pronouncing his own name.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
At this moment he was in the act of despoiling both ancient and modern philosophy of all their wealth in order to assimilate it.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
These gardens are rather like oriental flower-plots, but they assimilate well with the climate.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Poetry is unable, under pain of death or decay, to assimilate itself to morals or science.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
I wonder that that force can group the atoms that we breathe, or that we assimilate by nutrition and form this charming being!
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
As regarded their dealings other than commercial in nature the tendency was to assimilate the tensers and the townsmen.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
The type passes in parade, but I assimilate nothing, so I prepare to sleep and be in good shape for the morning.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
The first was, that the politics of Major Bridgenorth began, on many points, to assimilate themselves to his own.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
It is not because the Negro and the Japanese are so differently constituted that they do not assimilate.
INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ASSIMILATE

  • assimilate
  • comprehend
  • digest
  • follow
  • get
  • get into
  • grasp
  • incorporate
  • latch onto
  • learn
  • sense
  • soak up
  • take in
  • understand
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.