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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).]
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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.
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acclimate


Past participle: acclimated
Gerund: acclimating

Imperative
acclimate
acclimate
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
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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"
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acclimate

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

ac·cli·mate

vt. aclimatar.
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