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ac·cli·ma·tize

 (ə-klī′mə-tīz′)
v. ac·cli·ma·tized, ac·cli·ma·tiz·ing, ac·cli·ma·tiz·es
v.tr.
1. To acclimate. See Synonyms at harden.
2. To adapt (oneself), especially to environmental or climatic changes.
v.intr.
To become acclimated or adapted.

ac·cli′ma·tiz′er n.

acclimatize

(əˈklaɪməˌtaɪz) or

acclimatise

;

acclimate

(əˈklaɪmeɪt; ˈæklɪˌmeɪt)
vb
to adapt or become accustomed to a new climate or environment
acˈclimaˌtizable, acˈclimaˌtisable, acˈclimatable adj
acˌclimatiˈzation, acˌclimatiˈsation, ˌaccliˈmation n
acˈclimaˌtizer, acˈclimaˌtiser n

ac•cli•ma•tize

(əˈklaɪ məˌtaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to acclimate.
[1830–40]
ac•cli′ma•tiz`a•ble, adj.
ac•cli`ma•ti•za′tion, n.

acclimatize


Past participle: acclimatized
Gerund: acclimatizing

Imperative
acclimatize
acclimatize
Present
I acclimatize
you acclimatize
he/she/it acclimatizes
we acclimatize
you acclimatize
they acclimatize
Preterite
I acclimatized
you acclimatized
he/she/it acclimatized
we acclimatized
you acclimatized
they acclimatized
Present Continuous
I am acclimatizing
you are acclimatizing
he/she/it is acclimatizing
we are acclimatizing
you are acclimatizing
they are acclimatizing
Present Perfect
I have acclimatized
you have acclimatized
he/she/it has acclimatized
we have acclimatized
you have acclimatized
they have acclimatized
Past Continuous
I was acclimatizing
you were acclimatizing
he/she/it was acclimatizing
we were acclimatizing
you were acclimatizing
they were acclimatizing
Past Perfect
I had acclimatized
you had acclimatized
he/she/it had acclimatized
we had acclimatized
you had acclimatized
they had acclimatized
Future
I will acclimatize
you will acclimatize
he/she/it will acclimatize
we will acclimatize
you will acclimatize
they will acclimatize
Future Perfect
I will have acclimatized
you will have acclimatized
he/she/it will have acclimatized
we will have acclimatized
you will have acclimatized
they will have acclimatized
Future Continuous
I will be acclimatizing
you will be acclimatizing
he/she/it will be acclimatizing
we will be acclimatizing
you will be acclimatizing
they will be acclimatizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been acclimatizing
you have been acclimatizing
he/she/it has been acclimatizing
we have been acclimatizing
you have been acclimatizing
they have been acclimatizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been acclimatizing
you will have been acclimatizing
he/she/it will have been acclimatizing
we will have been acclimatizing
you will have been acclimatizing
they will have been acclimatizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been acclimatizing
you had been acclimatizing
he/she/it had been acclimatizing
we had been acclimatizing
you had been acclimatizing
they had been acclimatizing
Conditional
I would acclimatize
you would acclimatize
he/she/it would acclimatize
we would acclimatize
you would acclimatize
they would acclimatize
Past Conditional
I would have acclimatized
you would have acclimatized
he/she/it would have acclimatized
we would have acclimatized
you would have acclimatized
they would have acclimatized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.acclimatize - get used to a certain climateacclimatize - 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"

acclimatize

verb
1. adapt, prepare, adjust, accommodate, accustom, familiarize, inure, shape, naturalize, habituate, acculturate This year he has left early to acclimatize himself.
2. adapt to, get used to, adjust to, habituate to, naturalize to, become seasoned to The athletes are acclimatizing to the heat.

acclimatize

verb
1. To make or become suitable to a particular situation or use:
2. To make resistant to hardship, especially through continued exposure:
Translations
aklimatizovat
akklimatisere sigtilpasse sigvænne sig
akklimatisoitua
akklimatizálmegszokik
venja nÿjum aîstæîum
aklimatizacijaaklimatizuotiaklimatizuotis
aklimatizēt
aklimatizovať
adapte olmakuyum sağlamak

acclimatize

[əˈklaɪmətaɪz] acclimate (US) [əˈklaɪmət]
A. VTaclimatar (to a) to acclimatize o.saclimatarse (to a)
B. VIaclimatarse (to a)

acclimatize

[əˈklaɪmətaɪz] acclimatise (British) acclimate [əˈklaɪmeɪt ˈæklɪmeɪt] (US)
vt
to become acclimatized → s'acclimater
to become acclimatized to sth, to get acclimatized to sth → s'acclimater à qch
to acclimatize o.s. → s'acclimater
to acclimatize o.s. to sth → s'acclimater à qch
vis'acclimater
to acclimatize to sth [+ heat, conditions] → s'acclimater à qch

acclimatize

, (US) acclimate
vtgewöhnen (→ to an +acc); to become acclimatizedsich akklimatisieren; (person also)sich eingewöhnen
vi (also vr: acclimatize oneself)sich akklimatisieren (→ to an +acc, → to a country etc in einem Land etc)

acclimatize

[əˈklaɪmətaɪz] ac£cli£mate [ˌæklɪ,meɪt] (Am) vtacclimatare
to acclimatize o.s. (to) → acclimatarsi (a), adattarsi (a)
to become acclimatized → acclimatarsi

acclimatize,

acclimatise

(əˈklaimətaiz) verb
to make or become accustomed to a new climate, new surroundings etc. It took him several months to become acclimatized to the heat.
acˌclimatiˈzation, acˌclimatiˈsation noun
References in classic literature ?
In regard to animals, several authentic cases could be given of species within historical times having largely extended their range from warmer to cooler latitudes, and conversely; but we do not positively know that these animals were strictly adapted to their native climate, but in all ordinary cases we assume such to be the case; nor do we know that they have subsequently become acclimatised to their new homes.
You can't expect Englishwomen to stand roughing it as the natives do who've been acclimatised.
He was tough, but I daresay he was not acclimatised as well as I had supposed.
Summary: Mumbai [India], Jan 24 (ANI): Indian women cricket team captain Mithali Raj on Tuesday stated that it was important for the team to get acclimatised to foreign conditions and said that it was beneficial for the team ahead of their tough tour of South Africa.
KARACHI: Pakistan cricket head coach Mickey Arthur feels that players have acclimatised well with the conditions in New Zealand, before the team kicks off its tour with a 50-over warm-up match against New Zealand XI in Nelson on Wednesday.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan cricket head coach Mickey Arthur feels that players have acclimatised well with the conditions in New Zealand, before the team kicks off its tour with a 50-over warm-up match against New Zealand XI in Nelson on Wednesday.
KARACHI -- Pakistan cricket head coach Mickey Arthur feels that players have acclimatised well with the conditions in New Zealand, before the team kicks off its tour with a 50-over warm-up match against New Zealand XI in Nelson on Wednesday.
Although I've been here for quite a while I haven't acclimatised to the weather.
He's come in and he's had to acclimatise from being at school and a scholarship player to actually working every day as a Rugby League player, so once he acclimatised and came to terms with what we were demanding from him he's done very well and he's thriving.
The bees are calm, acclimatised to the "The bees are calm, acclimatised to the Scottish climate and are prolific honey producers, and will be a very welcome producers, and will be a very welcome addition at Holyrood.
The purpose of our coming early is to get acclimatised as quickly as possible.
They went on show to zoo visitors for the first time on December 16 after they were acclimatised to their new surroundings.