Assimilate vs Structuralize - What's the difference?

assimilate | structuralize |


As verbs the difference between assimilate and structuralize

is that assimilate is to incorporate nutrients into the body, especially after digestion while structuralize is to give structure to; to assimilate into a structural framework.

assimilate

English

Verb

(assimilat)
  • To incorporate nutrients into the body, especially after digestion.
  • Food is assimilated and converted into organic tissue.
  • * Isaac Newton
  • Hence also animals and vegetables may assimilate their nourishment.
  • To incorporate or absorb knowledge into the mind.
  • The teacher paused in her lecture to allow the students to assimilate what she had said.
  • * Merivale
  • His mind had no power to assimilate the lessons.
  • To absorb a group of people into a community.
  • The aliens in the science-fiction film wanted to assimilate human beings into their own race.
  • To compare a thing to something similar.
  • To bring to a likeness or to conformity; to cause a resemblance between.
  • * John Bright
  • to assimilate our law to the law of Scotland
  • * Cowper
  • Fast falls a fleecy shower; the downy flakes / Assimilate all objects.

    Synonyms

    *(To incorporate or absorb knowledge into the mind) process *(absorb a group of people into a community) integrate

    structuralize

    English

    Verb

    (structuraliz)
  • To give structure to; to assimilate into a structural framework.
  • Synonyms

    * formalize * structure