acclimate


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acclimate (someone or something) to

To help a person or thing to adjust to a new environment, role, etc. I've been spending a lot of time at home, acclimating our new puppy to life with our family. It's difficult to acclimate that type of plant to a colder climate. We initially had to focus on acclimating our adopted daughter to life in this country.
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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.
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Through five episodes, I was able to acclimate to the show's rhythms, and eventually so should viewers -- if, that is, they don't find it too awkward initially and tune out early.
Krames Client Services and help desk staff will be available to help users acclimate to the new KOD design.
Reickgenannt admits she was homesick the first week she was in the United States and said she still misses her family, but she said the friendships she has made have helped her acclimate to her new environment.
Quest Software provides two user communities, the Toad community and the Quest Pipelines, to support Quest solutions for SQL Server and to help SQL Server users acclimate to the platform.
cycling through 10 different frequencies, making it impossible for the deer to acclimate to the sound.
Quest Software provides two user communities designed to support Quest solutions for MySQL, and help acclimate MySQL Network users to the platform.
Just keep in mind that it can take several years for some plants to acclimate to your garden and really start to bloom.
The Pre-College Enrichment Program, a summer program for incoming UConn freshmen interested in the health professions that helps them acclimate to a college campus and strengthen their academic skills.
WWE 24/7 is the beginning of a reenergized effort to serve our partners by building incremental businesses that increase their revenues and acclimate their customers to exciting new digital and high-speed services.