Thursday, February 7, 2013
Meaning; Take up mentally
E.g.; "he assimilated the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
Meaning; Become similar to one's environment
E.g.; "Immigrants often want to assimilate quickly"
Meaning; Make similar
E.g.; "This country assimilates immigrants very quickly"
Meaning; Take (gas, light or heat) into a solution
Meaning; (phonetics) become similar in sound
E.g.; "The nasal assimilates to the following consonant"
Noun assimilation assimilator
Adjective assimilative assimilating assimilatory