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Definition of the verb acclimatize

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verb - inflections: acclimatized | acclimatizing | acclimatizes

  1. get used to a certain climate
    • example: They never acclimatized in Egypt
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • alternative spelling: acclimatise
    • synonym of acclimatize: acclimate
    • more generic words: adapt / adjust / conform = adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions

Alternative definition of the verb acclimatize

verb

  1. [intransitive] To get used to a new climate.
  2. [transitive] 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.

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Google previewFodor's Peru (2006)

by Emmanuelle Alspaugh

Allowing time to acclimatize is a life-saving necessity. Drinking lots of water and pacing yourself can also help avoid high -a Ititu dc pulmonary edema (more commonly known as altitude sickness). The climbing and trekking season runs from ...

Google previewThere Are Save Two Churches Only, Volume II

by D. Christian Markham

acclimatize means to grow accustomed to, to learn to accept. The Steven Spielberg movies Close Encounters of the Third Kind and E.T., as well as Streiber's own book Communion, have acclimated the public consciousness that if these ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

ACCLIMATIZE. The process of becoming adjusted to a new environment, especially temperature, altitude, or climate. In individuals acclimatized to high temperatures, the loss of sodium in sweat is decreased, and, to some extent, this loss is ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

acclimate, acclimatize. Both words mean 'to become or to cause to become accustomed to a new climate', literally or metaphorically. Acclimate is the slightly older form, being first recorded from 1792 , and ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

ACCLIMATIZE. The process of becoming adjusted to a new environment, especially temperature, altitude, or climate. In individuals acclimatized to high temperatures, the loss of sodium in sweat is decreased, and, to some extent, this loss is ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

(often acclimatize to or be/become acclimatized to) become accustomed to a new climate or new conditions. 2 Biology respond to changes in environmental factors. 3 Botany & Horticulture harden off (a plant). – derivatives acclimatization n.

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler, David Crystal

acclimatize, -imate, -imatization, —imatation, -imation. Acclimatize, acclimatization, are the forms for which general usage seems to have decided. Some writers wish to retain the others with reference to the process ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions (1891)

Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule

Acclimatize, inure or habituate to ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acclimatize (acclimate; harden). 1: to adapt to a new environment.

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Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.

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Scrabble value of A1C3C3L1I1M3A1T1I1Z10E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 26 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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