as·​sim·​i·​la·​ble ə-ˈsi-mə-lə-bəl How to pronounce assimilable (audio)
: capable of being assimilated
provides … information in a clear, assimilable fashionThe Times Literary Supplement (London)
assimilability noun

Examples of assimilable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is simply amongst the least assimilable segment of Muslims to liberal Western values. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 8 Dec. 2010

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Word History


borrowed from Medieval Latin assimilābilis "able to be made like," from assimilāre "to make similar, digest, compare" + Latin -ābilis -able — more at assimilate entry 1

First Known Use

1667, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of assimilable was in 1667

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“Assimilable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

Medical Definition


as·​sim·​i·​la·​ble ə-ˈsim-ə-lə-bəl How to pronounce assimilable (audio)
: capable of being assimilated
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