- To become accustomed to a new climate, environment, or situation.
- To help (someone or something) to become accustomed to a new climate, environment, or situation.
Mid 17th century: from french acclimater or modern latin acclimatare, from ad- "to" + climatare "to acclimatize".
- It took him a few weeks to acclimate to the new time zone.
- She acclimated well to the new culture.
- The plants were acclimated to the greenhouse conditions.
- The company offered a training program to acclimate new employees to the company culture.
- It takes time for the body to acclimate to high altitude.