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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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Self efficacy and the readiness levels of counselors-in-training are usually determined by their ability to successfully assimilate or accommodate new data into present schemata.
It is the peculiar nature of American culture to borrow from other cultures, to assimilate and make them its own, as it did with the great Russian-born, Maryinsky-trained father of American ballet, George Balanchine.
Yet, the absence of differences in biomass and stem carbohydrate concentrations among the lines and hybrid during preboot and anthesis precluded a hypothesis that low assimilate unloading rate in stem, particle, and grain (i.
They have gone back in time to the year 2063 to assimilate Earth and prevent the human race from launching its first warp-speed craft.
or the trunk and branches of trees may serve as important sources of assimilates early in the growth season.
The participation of stem reserves assimilates in yield at stressful condition significantly was not more of optimum environment.
A wealth of charts and diagrams help to fully illuminate the basic advice in plain terms that the lay reader will quickly be able to absorb and assimilate, especially with help from the glossary.
Yancey contends that many individuals, namely Asian Americans and Hispanic Americans, will likely be able to assimilate into the dominant culture and even be counted as white in the years to come, whereas African Americans will continue to experience a degree of alienation unmatched by other racial groups that reinforces their separation.
For those who are only Faintly aware of this world, it may be a little difficult to assimilate into the culture at first, but soon the threads of the story entangle the listener.
In particular, so-called bilingual education programs that keep kids in Spanish classes and out of English classes have made it harder for many Hispanics to assimilate.
The great founder of Zionism, Theodor Herzl, himself believed that those Jews remaining in the diaspora after the establishment of the Jewish state would eventually totally assimilate.
What had originally been thought of as a "trip to the promised land," had been hampered by unemployment, racism and pressure to assimilate into Israeli society.