from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To acclimate. See Synonyms at harden.
- transitive v. To adapt (oneself), especially to environmental or climatic changes.
- intransitive v. To become acclimated or adapted.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To get used to a new climate.
- v. To make used to a new climate or one that is different from that which is natural; to inure or habituate to other circumstances; to adapt to the peculiarities of a foreign or strange climate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To inure or habituate to a climate different from that which is natural; to adapt to the peculiarities of a foreign or strange climate; said of man, the inferior animals, or plants.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To accustom or habituate to a foreign climate; adapt for existence in a foreign climate: especially used of adapting a race or stock for permanent existence and propagation: as, to acclimatize plants or animals. Also spelled acclimatise.
- To become climatically accustomed or habituated to a new locality or to new conditions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. get used to a certain climate
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