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Definition 1: become dissimilar or less similar - [verb of change]

Samples where dissimilate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These two related tribes of people gradually dissimilated over time

(dissimilate is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(... is a kind of dissimilate ) become distinct and acquire a different character

Definition 2: make dissimilar; cause to become less similar - [verb of change]

(dissimilate is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 3: become dissimilar by changing the sound qualities - [verb of change]

Samples where dissimilate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These consonants dissimilate

(dissimilate is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(dissimilate belongs to category ...) the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis

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