acclimate


acclimate

verb (used with or without object), ac·cli·mat·ed, ac·cli·mat·ing.

  1. to accustom or become accustomed to a new climate or environment; adapt.
v.

1792, from French acclimater, verb formed from à “to” (see ad-) + climat (see climate). Related: Acclimated; acclimating. The extended form acclimatize is now more common.

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