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Assimilate

Definition
verb
(1) To absorb or be incorporated into the biological tissue.
(2) To convert food or nutriment into a biological tissue.
(3) To compare or liken to something similar; to bear resemblance.
Supplement
Word origin: Latin assimilātus (likened to, made like)

Related forms: assimilation (noun)
Synonym:

  • assimulate (obsolete)


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