assimilate (oneself/someone/something) into

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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 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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But it is also true that some Muslims are not assimilating into this culture well.
Clusters of immigrants are learning that America is not as much about assimilating into an English-speaking world but into a diverse immigrant culture, where Koreans can speak Spanish - and vice versa.
These scholars often engaged their historical subjects directly and morally, questioning the genuine commitment of historical actors to the ongoing freedom struggle and criticizing some past black leaders for assimilating into a fundamentally corrupt and racist western caste system.
Black nationalist scholars have often criticized African-American leaders, such as those at the heart of Rael's study, for assimilating into mainstream white culture and not developing a broad based critique of liberal-capitalist values.
Jews are assimilating into the American melting pot, much in the pattern of other immigrant groups.