acclimate (someone or something) to (something)

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acclimate (someone or something) to (something)

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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After this month’s meeting, I recalled the communication modes of the past: snail mail--a big expense to the association; the community website in 2005, deemed too complex for those who weren’t digital natives and too basic and lacking content for savvy users; and the email blasts, beginning in 2010 when approximately 94% of the owners acclimated to digital communications.
But early on, the goal is to simply get the body acclimated to physical activity.
Larvae took less time to hide when they were acclimated to 15[degrees]C and then exposed to 20[degrees]C.
For first graders, like the young lady below, school began a day earlier, on Monday, with an informal day of greetings and snacking so the youngsters could get acclimated to their new environment before starting to work Tuesday.
The money received for export were acclimated to pay off debts for mazut and natural gas, as well as to purchase coal, according to the Kyrgyz electricity company.
Washington, July 19 ( ANI ): Michelle Obama recalled her own struggles for getting acclimated to college while offering advice to Chicago teens, whose experiences mirrors her life.
There are no differences between trout species which acclimated to SW by gradually or directly in terms of gill NKA enzyme activities and CC sizes (p greater than 0.05) (Table 2; 3).
Lally's study, published in Cancer Nursing, found that "threatened self-integrity"--the threat to how we know ourselves--the main concern for women as they acclimated to being "breast cancer patients" or "survivors." Women's self-integrity also is threatened by how they perceived others' impressions of them and by whether they attributed developing cancer to their own actions or inaction.
When we launched QRANK: The Texas Tribune Edition a few weeks back, I explained that we were giving you time to get acclimated to the game and to translating your knowledge of Texas politics and policy into the highest possible score before we turned up the competitive heat.
Fish acclimated to 18[degrees]C displayed the strongest reaction to increased heat during tests of critical thermal maxima; eight of the 30 fish tested jumped out of the water for a moment, all at ca.
This work evaluated and compared the experimental responses of Poecilia sphenops thermal fluctuations, versus previous investigations carried out in the same species (Hernandez-Rodriguez & Buckle-Ramirez, 1998; Hernandez-Rodriguez et al., 2002) acclimated to constant temperatures regimes to predict their environmental performance capacity.
However, the incessant heat warnings did not apply to me because I lived in Central Florida, and I was acclimated to this kind of weather.
This book is clearly a supplement to standard law school texts, but an important one to help students successfully become acclimated to their law school environment.
The objectives of this study were to quantify the acute upper and lower temperature tolerances of green sunfish acclimated to four constant temperatures.