acclimate to

(redirected from acclimatize)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

acclimate someone (or an animal) to something

 and acclimatize someone or an animal to something
to cause a person or other living thing to become used to a different climate or environment. We will help acclimate Henry to the new building. We need to acclimatize the fish to the new aquarium.
See also: acclimate
References in periodicals archive ?
The warm-up game would be very important for us because will we be aiming to switch to the longer version of the game and to acclimatize to the weather conditions," he said.
At this altitude and above, humans can't fully acclimatize, no matter how long they stay.
Previous studies have shown that certain plants acclimatize to the higher concentrations of the gas: Within 3 years, their photosynthetic rates fall back to those of control plants.
In the short run, an individual, grasshopper can acclimatize somewhat to its environment.
I have to come over here, stick it out and acclimatize myself.
Both seemed to acclimatize, however, and the day before teh mission ended, Thornton noted that "we'll be bringing two monkeys back to earth that are even friendlier that they were to begin with.