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Assimilate

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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)

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