assimilate
verb.
take up mentally
he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe
Synonym: absorb, ingest, take in
verb.
become similar to one's environment
Immigrants often want to assimilate quickly
verb.
make similar
This country assimilates immigrants very quickly
verb.
take (gas, light or heat) into a solution
Synonym: imbibe
verb.
become similar in sound
The nasal assimilates to the following consonant
Antonym: dissimilate