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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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Some 70 years later, when we actually must ``waste half our juice'' in Los Angeles assimilating ever more immigrants - both legal and illegal - into our schools, keeping track of a burgeoning youth population, and accommodating even high-school-age immigrant kids still illiterate in their native language, is it any wonder that our schools are not ``doing so well?
Once here, gay Latino immigrants face new, more complex pressures: coming out, assimilating with the larger gay culture without succumbing to its excesses, and somehow retaining ties with their hispanidad.
For example, across the ideological spectrum, they all invoke some external, impersonal assimilating agent.
But by all indications, Hispanics, who comprise the vast majority of immigrants these days, are assimilating more quickly and learning English faster than previous immigrant groups.
The rating incorporates AMETEK's diversification across product lines and geographic markets, effective cost controls, consistent cash flow, and a disciplined approach to making and assimilating acquisitions that support the company's growth strategy.
Successfully assimilating newcomers has been the eternal struggle of this nation.
Management has been extremely successful this year attracting qualified acquisitions candidates, assimilating assets, developing its operational infrastructure, and developing its new business network nationwide.
Census data and more recent population surveys, the survey challenges notions that Latino and Asian immigrants are somehow different and aren't assimilating.
The company is assimilating the assets in multiple tranches to ensure a successful transition and to carefully manage the build-up of its corporate infrastructure.
Future events may involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, uncertainties regarding: the availability of businesses and technologies that we can acquire to help us reach our goal of $500 million in revenue; our ability to acquire and profitably assimilate into our existing infrastructure such businesses and technologies given the complexity of assimilating and integrating such acquisitions; our ability to fund such acquisitions using the capital markets, particularly given the volatility and unpredictability of such markets; and other risks detailed from time to time in the "Risk Factors" section of our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
A soulless bunch of semi-computerized drones who wander the galaxy assimilating all in their path - that is, turning every organic life form they can grab into one of their wired-up legion.
The ratings also consider the weaker retail environment and risks associated with expanding its store base as well as assimilating its recent acquisitions.
The United States has a long history of immigrants assimilating and making a conscious decision not to teach the native tongue to their children.