Synonyms of assimilation


1. assimilation, relationship

usage: the state of being assimilated; people of different backgrounds come to see themselves as part of a larger national family

2. assimilation, absorption, social process

usage: the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another

3. assimilation, absorption, organic process, biological process

usage: the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion

4. assimilation, linguistic process

usage: a linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an adjacent sound

5. acculturation, assimilation, education

usage: the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure

6. assimilation, developmental learning

usage: in the theories of Jean Piaget: the application of a general schema to a particular instance

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