Synonyms of assimilating


1. absorb, assimilate, ingest, take in, learn, larn, acquire

usage: take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"

2. assimilate, adjust, conform, adapt

usage: become similar to one's environment; "Immigrants often want to assimilate quickly"

3. assimilate, change, alter, modify

usage: make similar; "This country assimilates immigrants very quickly"

4. assimilate, imbibe, absorb

usage: take (gas, light or heat) into a solution

5. assimilate, change

usage: become similar in sound; "The nasal assimilates to the following consonant"


1. assimilating, assimilative, assimilatory, absorbent (vs. nonabsorbent), absorptive

usage: capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution; "an assimilative substance

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