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Another word for acclimatize

  1. To make or become suitable to a particular situation or use

      1. One that makes, repairs, and alters garments such as suits, coats, and dresses.
      2. To make (a garment), especially to specific requirements or measurements.
      3. To fit or provide (a person) with clothes made to that person's measurements.
      1. A set of matching outer garments, especially one consisting of a coat with trousers or a skirt, often worn on formal occasions.
      2. A person, especially an executive, who wears one of these garments at work.
      3. An outfit worn for a special activity:
      1. A plane figure having four equal sides.
      2. Something having an equal-sided rectangular form:
      3. A T-shaped or L-shaped instrument for drawing or testing right angles.
      1. To reestablish a close relationship between:
      2. To settle or resolve:
      3. To bring (oneself) to accept:
      1. To be the proper size and shape for:
      2. To cause to be the proper size and shape:
      3. To measure for proper size:
      1. The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior:
      2. Something, such as a garment, that is in the current mode:
      3. Manner or mode; way:
      1. To be or act in accord with a set of standards, expectations, or specifications:
      2. To act, often unquestioningly, in accordance with traditional customs or prevailing standards:
      3. To be similar in form or pattern:
      1. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:
      2. To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
      3. In chiropractic medicine, to manipulate (the spine and other body structures) to treat disorders and restore normal function of the nervous system.
      1. To make suitable to or fit for a specific use or situation:
      2. To cause to be able to survive and reproduce under certain conditions. Used in the passive:
      3. To become adapted:
      1. To have enough space for:
      2. To provide lodging for:
      3. To take into consideration or make adjustments for; allow for:
      1. To accustom or become accustomed to a new environment or situation; adapt.
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  2. To make resistant to hardship, especially through continued exposure

      1. To make or become tough.
      1. One of the four natural divisions of the year, spring, summer, fall, and winter, in the North and South Temperate zones. Each season, beginning astronomically at an equinox or solstice, is characterized by specific meteorological or climatic conditions.
      2. The two divisions of the year, rainy and dry, in some tropical regions.
      3. A recurrent period characterized by certain occurrences, occupations, festivities, or crops:
      1. To make hard; harden:
      2. To inure, as to hardship or ridicule.
      3. To make callous or obdurate:
      1. To make hard or harder:
      2. To enable to withstand physical or mental hardship:
      3. To make unfeeling, unsympathetic, or callous:
      1. To harden the surface or case of (iron or steel) by high-temperature shallow infusion of carbon followed by quenching.
      2. To make callous or insensitive.
      1. To accustom or become accustomed to a new environment or situation; adapt.