|—vb (usually foll by into |
|1.||(tr) to learn (information, a procedure, etc) and understand it thoroughly|
|2.||(tr) to absorb (food) and incorporate it into the body tissues|
|3.||(intr) to become absorbed, incorporated, or learned and understood|
|4.||to bring or come into harmony; adjust or become adjusted: the new immigrants assimilated easily|
|5.||to become or cause to become similar|
|[C15: from Latin assimilāre to make one thing like another, from similis like, |
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