acclimate

[ ak-luh-meyt, uh-klahy-mit ]SEE DEFINITION OF acclimate

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACCLIMATE

A variation of it was given you to acclimate you to Earth's gravity and atmosphere.

They had learned to appreciate their skill in the arts, and resolved to acclimate those arts at home.

It may take a year or two to acclimate them to this more equable and more refreshing temperature.

Persistent efforts have been made to acclimate both Heather and Gorse in America.

Well, Sir, these races dying out, the white man has to acclimate himself.

WORD ORIGIN

1792, from French acclimater, verb formed from à "to" (see ad-) + climat (see climate). Related: Acclimated; acclimating. The extended form acclimatize is now more common.

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