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ac·cli·mate

 (ăk′lə-māt′, ə-klī′mĭt)
tr. & intr.v. ac·cli·mat·ed, ac·cli·mat·ing, ac·cli·mates
To accustom or become accustomed to a new environment or situation; adapt. See Synonyms at harden.

[French acclimater : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + climat, climate (from Old French; see climate).]

ac•cli•mate

(ˈæk ləˌmeɪt, əˈklaɪ mɪt)

v.t., v.i. -mat•ed, -mat•ing.
to accustom or become accustomed to a new climate or environment.
[1785–95; < French acclimater. See ac-, climate]
ac•cli′mat•a•ble, n.
ac`cli•ma′tion, n.

acclimate


Past participle: acclimated
Gerund: acclimating

Imperative
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Present
I acclimate
you acclimate
he/she/it acclimates
we acclimate
you acclimate
they acclimate
Preterite
I acclimated
you acclimated
he/she/it acclimated
we acclimated
you acclimated
they acclimated
Present Continuous
I am acclimating
you are acclimating
he/she/it is acclimating
we are acclimating
you are acclimating
they are acclimating
Present Perfect
I have acclimated
you have acclimated
he/she/it has acclimated
we have acclimated
you have acclimated
they have acclimated
Past Continuous
I was acclimating
you were acclimating
he/she/it was acclimating
we were acclimating
you were acclimating
they were acclimating
Past Perfect
I had acclimated
you had acclimated
he/she/it had acclimated
we had acclimated
you had acclimated
they had acclimated
Future
I will acclimate
you will acclimate
he/she/it will acclimate
we will acclimate
you will acclimate
they will acclimate
Future Perfect
I will have acclimated
you will have acclimated
he/she/it will have acclimated
we will have acclimated
you will have acclimated
they will have acclimated
Future Continuous
I will be acclimating
you will be acclimating
he/she/it will be acclimating
we will be acclimating
you will be acclimating
they will be acclimating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been acclimating
you have been acclimating
he/she/it has been acclimating
we have been acclimating
you have been acclimating
they have been acclimating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been acclimating
you will have been acclimating
he/she/it will have been acclimating
we will have been acclimating
you will have been acclimating
they will have been acclimating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been acclimating
you had been acclimating
he/she/it had been acclimating
we had been acclimating
you had been acclimating
they had been acclimating
Conditional
I would acclimate
you would acclimate
he/she/it would acclimate
we would acclimate
you would acclimate
they would acclimate
Past Conditional
I would have acclimated
you would have acclimated
he/she/it would have acclimated
we would have acclimated
you would have acclimated
they would have acclimated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.acclimate - get used to a certain climateacclimate - get used to a certain climate; "They never acclimatized in Egypt"
adapt, conform, adjust - adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"

acclimate

verb
1. To make or become suitable to a particular situation or use:
2. To make resistant to hardship, especially through continued exposure:
Translations

ac·cli·mate

vt. aclimatar.
References in classic literature ?
'Tis the privilege of Art Thus to play its cheerful part, Man in Earth to acclimate And bend the exile to his fate, And, moulded of one element With the days and firmament, Teach him on these as stairs to climb And live on even terms with Time; Whilst upper life the slender rill Of human sense doth overfill.
Set against the 1970 Swiss Referendum on immigration, The Encyclopaedia of Good Reasons follows a young immigrant girl as she acclimates to her new life with her adopted family.
Lucia who adheres earnestly to Caribbean and African cultural traditions, and particularly to obeah; Angela, a scholarship student from British Guiana who acclimates readily to the white world of the school, content even to be a "representative" of "the islands" for the local community; and Sam, an African American law student from Milwaukee who, over the course of the novel, becomes deeply involved with the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.