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Synonyms for acclimatize

adapt to


  • adapt to
  • get used to
  • adjust to
  • habituate to
  • naturalize to
  • become seasoned to

Synonyms for acclimatize

to make or become suitable to a particular situation or use

to make resistant to hardship, especially through continued exposure

Synonyms for acclimatize

get used to a certain climate

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"We found that some coral are able to acclimatize to annual bleaching, while others actually become more susceptible to it over time," says Andrea Grottoli, professor in the School of Earth Sciences.
The Afternoon's coverage features the opening matches in the second round of the Estoril Open, a clay-court tournament at the Estadio Nacional in Lisbon, Portugal, Russian Dmitry Tursunov was the highest-profile casualty at this stage in 2007, losing in straight sets to Guillermo Garcisa-Lopez of Spain, Swiss world number one Roger Federer has entered this event as he seeks to acclimatize to the clay ahead of next month's French Open at Roland Garros and is in need of a morale boost following a disappointing year to date in which he hasn't reached the final of any tournament so far.
Most of the school's 260 students are children of immigrants who speak little English and move around frequently, so the school seeks to ground and acclimatize them with an intensive English literacy programme conducted over a longer than average academic year.
We are meant to adapt and acclimatize to our immediate environment in order to survive.
These camps had been set up so the climbers could rest for a few days and acclimatize themselves, or get used to less-available oxygen at higher altitudes.