English translation of 'assimiler'
Verb Table transitive verbsee also s’assimiler
1. [substance, connaissances, immigrants] to assimilate
2. (= comparer)
assimiler qch/qn à to liken sth/sb to
assimiler qn à to class sb as
Ils sont assimilés aux infirmières. They are classed as nurses.
Copyright © by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Example Sentences Including 'assimiler'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Chaissac a une surprenante capacité à assimiler ce qu'il voit.Le Monde (1998)
Je pense que le débarquement peut s'assimiler à une débâcle victorieuse.Le Monde (1998)
Mais il ne suffit pas de consoler le vent du Nord''ou d'agiter les mains dans les nuages''pour assimiler le tai chi.Marie Claire
Trends of 'assimiler'
Very Common. assimiler is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage over:
'assimiler' in Other Languages
British English: equate VERB
If you equate one thing with another, or if you say that one thing equates with another, you believe that they are strongly connected.
I'm always wary of men wearing suits, as I equate this with power and authority.
Translation of assimiler from the Collins French to English Dictionary
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Study guides for every stage of your learning
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.