Commentary: NP1[+/-agent] ASSIMILATE (TO NP2)
This country assimilates immigrants very quickly.
The country assimilated cultural, political and social structures
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3
She knew that she had completely assimilated the knowledge that she had
acquired over the years.
Diarrhea slightly assimilated the indigestible components.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 4
Commentary: Compare closely to sense 1. This sense is a subsense in that it applies to articulation.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5