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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To adapt or become adapted to a foreign or unfamiliar environment.

Usage examples (39)
  • The secret of greatness rather than bigness is to acclimate oneself to one's place of service and be true to one's own convictions.
  • 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to help "acclimate" the Obama daughters, Malia and Sasha, to their new home.
  • M. O'BRIEN: Trying to acclimate myself as best I can.
  • But, believe it or not, you actually acclimate to that. for more
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