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Word meaning assimilate

v. t. To bring to a likeness or to conformity; to cause a resemblance between.
v. t. To liken; to compa/e.
v. t. To appropriate and transform or incorporate into the substance of the assimilating body; to absorb or appropriate, as nourishment; as, food is assimilated and converted into organic tissue.
v. i. To become similar or like something else.
v. i. To change and appropriate nourishment so as to make it a part of the substance of the assimilating body.
v. i. To be converted into the substance of the assimilating body; to become incorporated; as, some kinds of food assimilate more readily than others.

Crossword clues for assimilate

- Take fully in


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