acclimate to

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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Acclimation to a given temperature, however, tends to show that larvae may acclimate to cold water.
This could be participating in a firm-sponsored community service event, such as Paint-the-Town or Adopt-a-Highway, or getting to know a new staff member who's not part of their department and helping him or her acclimate to the firm.
Given this information, there are two ways to proceed: either one takes these facts and attempts to account for our remarkable neglect, or else we ask ourselves to simply acclimate to the new facts.
Jackson suggested SDDC schedule routine training operations with Ready Reserve Force ships to better acclimate to the different ship designs.
However, this decline in business did not appear as a 'soft cloud' for brokers to gradually acclimate to the new condition.
Scientists have long known about some of the ways that people acclimate to hypoxic conditions as they spend more time at high altitudes.
She advises dance hopefuls to take African, hip-hop and belly dancing classes to help them acclimate to what she described as her "sexy hip-hop style.
However, frequently no such benefit occurs, and sometimes it is actually disadvantageous to acclimate to an environment prior to competition in that environment.
An ability to acclimate to temperature change has been widely reported (Schulte 1975, Widdows et al.