Origin of assimilative
Related formsas·sim·i·la·tive·ness, nounnon·as·sim·i·la·tive, adjectivenon·as·sim·i·la·to·ry, adjectiveun·as·sim·i·la·tive, adjective
Examples from the Web for assimilative
With the assimilative power of genius, he was quick to seize upon anything he thought politic.A Short History of English Music|Ernest Ford
But it is, as I have said, a chief glory of Christianity that it possesses this assimilative power.The Church and Modern Life|Washington Gladden
His body flits hither and thither, but his mind remains observant, assimilative.Alone|Norman Douglas
They prevent fermentation, promote oxidation, and increase the activity of the assimilative functions.
Many of these are, in all probability, excretory products of no assimilative value to the plant.The Chemistry of Food and Nutrition|A. W. Duncan