[ klahy-muh-tahyz ]
See synonyms for: climatizeclimatization on

verb (used with object),cli·ma·tized, cli·ma·tiz·ing.
  1. to acclimate to a new environment.

  2. to prepare or modify (a building, vehicle, etc.) for use or comfort in a specific climate, especially one that includes extreme cold or extreme heat: to climatize a house by adding insulation and storm windows.

Origin of climatize

First recorded in 1820–30; climate + -ize
  • Also especially British, cli·ma·tise .

Other words from climatize

  • cli·ma·ti·za·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024