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acclimate

ac·cli·mate

acclimate

 
 
pronunciation:
ae kl meIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become used to a new climate or situation.
She was from a small town, but she quickly acclimated to life in the city.
synonyms:
acclimatize, adapt, adjust
similar words:
accommodate, assimilate, conform, orient
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: acclimated, acclimates, acclimating
definition: to cause to become used to a new climate or situation.
They explained how astronauts acclimate themselves to weightlessness.
synonyms:
acclimatize, habituate, naturalize
similar words:
accommodate, accustom, acquaint, adapt, adjust, attune, familiarize, fit, inure
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derivation: acclimation (n.)