assimulate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin assimulatus, past participle of assimulare, equivalent to assimilare. See assimilate.

Verb[edit]

assimulate (third-person singular simple present assimulates, present participle assimulating, simple past and past participle assimulated)

  1. (obsolete) To assimilate.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir M. Hale to this entry?)
    • 1857, Andrew Jackson Davis, The great harmonia: Volume 4 (page 54)
      You will remember the exact analogy — that trees grow by attracting and assimulating to themselves the terrestrial atmosphere which is thrown from all the planets []
  2. (obsolete) To feign; to counterfeit; to simulate.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Blount to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

assimulāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of assimulō