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assimilate (oneself/someone/something) into

To blend into; to merge with. Can you please help assimilate our new student into the class? I've assimilated your suggestions into the existing curriculum. Do you think Sam will be able to assimilate himself into the group? He can be pretty standoffish.
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assimilate with

To blend harmoniously into a group of people. Do you think he will be able to assimilate with his new class? He can be pretty standoffish. My sister is really outgoing, so she has no trouble assimilating with new people.
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assimilate someone or something into something

to cause someone or something to be absorbed into something. (As when a person or thing joins a group.) We sought to assimilate Arnold into the community. The manager had to assimilate the new policies into the list of current ones. They assimilated themselves into the general population.
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assimilate with some people

to join or mix in with people and become accepted by them. It's easy for Karen to assimilate with new people. I want to assimilate rapidly with the other people in my class.
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Certainly, no Dutch-speaking resident of the Netherlands has to assimilate to your unwillingness to understand the nuances of a country to which you willingly relocated.
ASSIMILATE now delivers best-in-class cross-platform functionality to our customers with officially licensed and certified ProRes, ensuring consistency in workflow and providing an industry-standard deliverable to both Mac and Windows users.
Running ASSIMILATE SCRATCH CINE with the NVIDIAA; QuadroA; FX 3800 SDI by PNY and dual RED Rocket accelerator cards, this system is designed for managing all aspects of the data workflow for stereoscopic RED production on set.
I don't mean they should assimilate indiscriminately, but there has to be good inculturation.
The chakras, (a Sanskrit term for "wheel") are centers along our body that receive, assimilate and transmit life force energy.
Most illegals do want to speak English and do want to assimilate, as have most immigrants historically.
Despite centuries of dire, unfulfilled predictions that this generation of immigrants won't assimilate, experience, time and again, tells us otherwise.
First, sovereign nations must protect their borders for the simple fact that they can only assimilate so many immigrants at any one time.
The political space and the different doctrines in these states, whether recognized or denied, enabled the Kurds to either assimilate or not.
That intent is to assimilate our population and culture into the Canadian mix.
Similar to the way churches and government sought to "assimilate" Canadian aboriginal peoples and use their cultures to attract tourists to the provinces, there now seems to be a push to assimilate the artifacts of religious culture to a "common sense" understanding of Canada as a secular society, eh?
Co-written by Larry Ullman and Marc Liyanage (professional trainers of software engineers), Visual Quickstart Guide: C Programming is a text specifically intended for beginning to intermediate-level programmers who need to assimilate the basics of programming in C as swiftly as possible.
In these enclaves, they retain many aspects of Mexican culture and assimilate into American society at a slower rate than previous ethnic groups did; Mexican-Americans have been relatively slow to become citizens, and their children continue to underperform academically.