What does acclimatize mean?

acclimatize meaning in General Dictionary

To inure or habituate to a climate not the same as that which is all-natural to conform to the peculiarities of a foreign or unusual weather said of man the substandard pets or plants

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  • become accustomed to a specific climate
  • To inure or habituate to a climate unlike what is all-natural; to adjust to the peculiarities of a foreign or unusual environment; stated of man, the substandard animals, or flowers.

acclimatize meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1836; see acclimate + -ize; a more current formation than acclimate and changing it in many utilizes. Relevant: Acclimatized; acclimatizing.


acclimatize meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To inure or habituate to a climate distinctive from that which is natural; to adjust to the peculiarities of a foreign or strange weather; said of man, the substandard pets, or flowers.


Sentence Examples with the word acclimatize

Of France met with it in Provence, and attempted to acclimatize it at Paris, where he formed bands divided into various orders, each distinguished by a different colour.

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