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Synonyms for assimilate
əˈsɪm əˌleɪt; -lɪt, -ˌleɪtas·sim·i·late

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. assimilate

    compare, liken, match, engross, identify, incorporate, absorb, appropriate

    separate, segregate, part, contrast, reject

Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorb, assimilate, ingest, take inverb

    take up mentally

    "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"

    earn, take in, engulf, put one over, gather in, suck up, invite, befool, adopt, slang, gull, engross, pull in, put on, view, soak up, take, have, suck, occupy, make, see, take over, collect, gain, steep, ingest, realise, sop up, watch, receive, clear, imbibe, plunge, cod, fool, draw, bring in, overhear, catch, absorb, dupe, realize, immerse, consume, put one across, take up, engage, suck in


  2. assimilateverb

    become similar to one's environment

    "Immigrants often want to assimilate quickly"

    absorb, ingest, imbibe, take in


  3. assimilateverb

    make similar

    "This country assimilates immigrants very quickly"

    absorb, ingest, imbibe, take in


  4. assimilate, imbibeverb

    take (gas, light or heat) into a solution

    suck, ingest, drink, suck up, soak up, sop up, take in, imbibe, absorb, take up, draw


  5. assimilateverb

    become similar in sound

    "The nasal assimilates to the following consonant"

    absorb, ingest, imbibe, take in


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. assimilateverb

    liken, make like, bring to a resemblance

  2. assimilateverb

    digest, turn to one's own substance

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "assimilate":

    equate, absorb, digest, internalize, conflate, liken

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How to use assimilate in a sentence?

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Youth is to wander! Adult is to act! Age is to assimilate the beauty of thoughts.

  2. Juan Marcelo Parizot:

    The goal is to assimilate the best operational and management practices.

  3. Juan Marcelo Parizot:

    We think these projects can be completed by means of partnerships with third parties, the goal is to assimilate the best operational and management practices.

  4. Chaim Fishman:

    I was getting into trouble for asking questions, we don’t talk with anyone; we believe once we start talking to other people, we will assimilate to their ways and lose our traditions. It’s heresy.

  5. Bobby Jindal:

    You can call them whatever term you want but absolutely there are neighborhoods where we have communities of people that don't want to integrate, don't want to assimilate, they're actually going in there to colonize, to overtake the culture. That's what's going to happen in America if we're not careful.

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