Definition of acclimate
OTHER WORDS FROM acclimateac·cli·mat·a·ble [uh-klahy-mi-tuh-buhl], /əˈklaɪ mɪ tə bəl/, adjectiveac·cli·ma·tion [ak-luh-mey-shuhn], /ˌæk ləˈmeɪ ʃən/, nounre·ac·cli·mate, verb, re·ac·cli·mat·ed, re·ac·cli·mat·ing.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH acclimateacclamation, acclimation
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How to use acclimate in a sentence
Gail hated the routine and its risks, but she slowly acclimated.For Years, JaMarcus Crews Tried to Get a New Kidney, but Corporate Healthcare Stood in the Way|by Lizzie Presser|December 15, 2020|ProPublica
He remembers playing fast and frantically as a 16-year-old in the Israeli league, trying to speed up his development all while acclimating to a game that was played at a higher level than anything he had experienced before.The Wizards’ Deni Avdija is an old pro at being a rookie|Ava Wallace|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
From camera trap to petri dish, the evidence suggests wild pandas have stumbled onto an environmental resource that acts as a sort of analgesic against the cold, perhaps helping them acclimate to winter, the researchers conclude.
Alternatively, the reptiles’ bodies could have changed in some way to acclimate to the colder temperatures.How frigid lizards falling from trees revealed the reptiles’ growing cold tolerance|Charles Choi|October 30, 2020|Science News
Give yourself time to acclimate to a hot environment, and try workouts in the early morning or evening rather than when temperatures are at their peak.Experts Weigh In On How To (Safely) Make The Most Of Outdoor Workouts|Jasmine Grant|September 25, 2020|Essence.com
They do not acclimate as well to high temperatures, sweat less, and produce more body heat than adults.
When you look at happiness studies, you see that people acclimate to even terrible events: widowhood, divorce, terrible injuries.The Federal Government Should Hire the Long-Term Unemployed|Megan McArdle|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You have to acclimate and accept your situation and not resist.
So now, they argued, it would in time acclimate itself to more rigorous temperatures.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
So fast will Nature acclimate her sons, Though late returning to her pristine ways.May-Day|Ralph Waldo Emerson
Persistent efforts have been made to acclimate both Heather and Gorse in America.Old-Time Gardens|Alice Morse Earle
It may take a year or two to acclimate them to this more equable and more refreshing temperature.Our Italy|Charles Dudley Warner
They had learned to appreciate their skill in the arts, and resolved to acclimate those arts at home.Ocean's Story; or Triumphs of Thirty Centuries|Edward Rowland