learning (part of speech: verb)
receiving (part of speech: verb)
- Another difficulty is that their previous educational equipment varies widely, and some are not capable of assimilating even the specialized bit of trade knowledge they need without a preliminary course in arithmetic. - "Wage Earning and Education", R. R. Lutz.
- As a medical doctor, I do not think them capable of assimilating such rapid change and I fear for their mental health." - "Black Man's Burden", Dallas McCord Reynolds.
- He is in favour of assimilating all that is good in Western culture, but by no means a slavish admirer of our ways. - "The Problem of China", Bertrand Russell.