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Meaning of DISSIMILATE

Pronunciation:  di'simu`leyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  become dissimilar or less similar; "These two related tribes of people gradually dissimilated over time"
  2. [v]  make dissimilar; cause to become less similar
  3. [v]  become dissimilar by changing the sound qualities; of phonetics; "These consonants dissimilate"
 

DISSIMILATE is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Antonyms: assimilate
 
 See Also: alter, change, differentiate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*sim"i*late\, v. t.
To render dissimilar.

 

 

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