verb (used with object), as·sim·i·lat·ed, as·sim·i·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), as·sim·i·lat·ed, as·sim·i·lat·ing.
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They had worried about being able to assimilate into a culture so different from the one they had left behind.‘The Harness Maker’s Dream:’ The Unlikely Ranch King of Texas|Nick Kotz|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.The Wingnut War On Common Core Is A Plot To Destroy Public Schools|Caitlin Dickson|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole 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 Brazil|Maria Graham
Poetry is unable, under pain of death or decay, to assimilate itself to morals or science.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier