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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To adapt, or to completely understand and begin to use new ideas, information, etc.

Usage examples (41)
  • It was difficult to get the new baby to assimilate to his parents' schedule.
  • Immigrants often want to assimilate quickly
  • The desire to assimilate is very powerful, it is a variation on the need to conform to society.
  • If people don't want to assimilate, that is their right, as long as they obey the laws of the country they live in. for more
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