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Definition of Assimilate
Assimilate As*sim"i*late, v. i.
1. To become similar or like something else. [R.]
2. To change and appropriate nourishment so as to make it a
part of the substance of the assimilating body.
Aliment easily assimilated or turned into blood.
3. To be converted into the substance of the assimilating
body; to become incorporated; as, some kinds of food
assimilate more readily than others.
I am a foreign material, and cannot assimilate with
the church of England. --J. H.
AssimilateAssimilate As*sim"i*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assimilated;
p. pr. & vb. n. Assimilating.] [L. assimilatus, p. p. of
assimilare; ad + similare to make like, similis like. See
Similar, Assemble, Assimilate.]
1. To bring to a likeness or to conformity; to cause a
resemblance between. --Sir M. Hale.
To assimilate our law to the law of Scotland. --John
Fast falls a fleecy; the downy flakes Assimilate all
2. To liken; to compa?e. [R.]
3. To appropriate and transform or incorporate into the
substance of the assimilating body; to absorb or
appropriate, as nourishment; as, food is assimilated and
converted into organic tissue.
Hence also animals and vegetables may assimilate
their nourishment. --Sir I.
His mind had no power to assimilate the lessons.
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