Synonyms for acclimatize

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-klahy-muh-tahyz
Phonetic Transcription : əˈklaɪ məˌtaɪz

Top 10 synonyms for acclimatize Other synonyms for the word acclimatize

Définition of acclimatize

Origin :
  • 1836; see acclimate + -ize; a more recent formation than acclimate and replacing it in many uses. Related: Acclimatized; acclimatizing.
  • verb adapt
  • verb harden
Example sentences :
  • From time to time we acclimatize and domesticate some foreign and wild species.
  • Extract from : « Evolution, Old & New » by Samuel Butler
  • In England more than one attempt to acclimatize the doctrines of Marr and Treitschke has been made.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2 » by Various
  • After many years, Madame de Rnal had still failed to acclimatize herself to those monied people in whose society she had to live.
  • Extract from : « The Red and the Black » by Stendhal
  • One great object of their experiments was to introduce and acclimatize exotic cottons.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 5 » by Various
  • What is, in effect, the new intellectual atmosphere to which we must acclimatize our moral and religious sensibilities?
  • Extract from : « Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2) » by John Addington Symonds
  • At present an attempt is being made to acclimatize several species of Eucalyptus in the low hills.
  • Extract from : « The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir » by Sir James McCrone Douie
  • Some planting has taken place in Malaya, but little has so far been done to acclimatize the plant in other regions.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6 » by Various
  • Another author found that, in Scandinavia, plants of the same species can acclimatize themselves if necessary.
  • Extract from : « The Romance of Plant Life » by G. F. Scott Elliot
  • The efforts to acclimatize food fishes in waters to which they are not indigenous have been continued.
  • Extract from : « Appletons' Popular Science Monthly, December 1899 » by Various
  • Important, also, is its adaptability to varied conditions, as shown by former attempts to acclimatize it.
  • Extract from : « Fur Farming » by A. R. Harding

Antonyms for acclimatize

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