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Synonyms for acclimatize

adapt to


  • adapt to
  • get used to
  • adjust to
  • habituate to
  • naturalize to
  • become seasoned to
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Synonyms for acclimatize

to make or become suitable to a particular situation or use

to make resistant to hardship, especially through continued exposure

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Synonyms for acclimatize

get used to a certain climate

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