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assimilate
used in War and Peace

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Definition
take in, transform, or fit in
The exact meaning of assimilate can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "assimilate to a new country" — fitting into a prevailing culture
  • "assimilate the information" — transform information within the mind into understanding
  • "assimilate the food" — transform nutrients within the body for its use
  • What was passing in that receptive childlike soul that so eagerly caught and assimilated all the diverse impressions of life?
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (57% in)
  • Yet he loved "our Russian peasants" and their way of life with his whole soul, and for that very reason had understood and assimilated the one way and manner of farming which produced good results.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (49% in)

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