动词过去式:assimilated 过去分词:assimilated 现在分词:assimilating 第三人称单数:assimilates 名词:assimila-tor
1 [I, Tn]
(a) (cause sth to) become absorbed into the body after digestion （使某物）经消化而吸收
*Some foods assimilate/ are assimilated more easily than others. 有些食物比另一些食物容易吸收.
(b) (allow sb/sth to) become part of another social group or state （让某人[某事物]）同化
*The USA has assimilated people from many different countries. 美国同化了来自许多国家的人.
2 [Tn] absorb (ideas, knowledge, etc) in the mind 吸收（思想, 知识等）
*Children in school are expected to assimilate what they have been taught. 希望在学的儿童能吸收教给他们的知识.
3 [Tn.pr esp passive 尤用于被动语态] ~ sth to sth make sth similar to sth 使某事物与另一事物相似.
1400-1500; Language: Medieval Latin;Origin:
, past participle of assimilare, from Latin
assimulare 'to make similar'
, from ad- 'to'
+ simulare ( SIMULATE
to completely understand and begin to use new ideas, information etc
= absorb It will take time to assimilate all these facts. [I and T]
if people assimilate or are assimilated into a country or group, they become part of that group and are accepted by the people in that groupassimilate into Refugees find it difficult to become assimilated into the community.
1. He is quick to assimilate new ideas. 他吸收新思想很快。
2. It is absolutely necessary for students to assimilate information and make the right decisions based on critical thinking. 在积极的网络环境中，学生从老师、同学那里及他们自己的学习中感受到自己的价值。