acclimate

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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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As part of the Banking Supervision Department's concept that guidance for senior citizens in acclimating to digital banking is an ongoing process, the Banking Supervision Department is launching another round of activities with the aim of allowing more senior citizens, who did not participate in the training programs in 2018, to participate in lectures and in gaining personal experience, in acclimating to digital banking.
According to the May 1981 issue of Hawaii Business, protea was acclimating well and bloomed best at elevations between 2,000 and 4,000 feet.
Although the program has been strong in helping to develop the network of contacts essential for success in the business, Frey takes a proactive approach to socializing and acclimating to the industry culture.
On the surface, Baby Boomers are a well-off group, making more money than their parents and easily acclimating themselves to buying the latest and greatest [see "Baby Boomers vs.
The SAFR Support Group (Code 762) assists the new arrivals in acclimating to life in the U.S., addressing the full range of quality of life issues, enabling the SAFR to focus on what his country sent him here to do.
When the normal osmotic gradient was abolished by acclimating T.