how to pronounce assimilate


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assimilate is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of assimilate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… have to you have to assimilate the …”

meanings of assimilate


  1. To bring to a likeness or to conformity; to cause a resemblance between.
  2. To incorporate or absorb (knowledge) into the mind.
  3. To become similar.
  4. To be incorporated or absorbed into something.
  5. To absorb (a person or people) into a community or culture.
  6. To incorporate nutrients into the body, especially after digestion.
  7. To liken, compare to something similar.


  1. Something that is or has been assimilated.

assimilate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word assimilate occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics assimilate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that assimilate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with assimilate


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