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Naturalize

Nat´u`ral`ize
v. t.1.To make natural; as, custom naturalizes labor or study.
[imp. & p. p. Naturalized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Naturalizing .]
2.To confer the rights and privileges of a native subject or citizen on; to make as if native; to adopt, as a foreigner into a nation or state, and place in the condition of a native subject.
3.To receive or adopt as native, natural, or vernacular; to make one's own; as, to naturalize foreign words.
4.To adapt; to accustom; to habituate; to acclimate; to cause to grow as under natural conditions.
v. i.1.To become as if native.
2.To explain phenomena by natural agencies or laws, to the exclusion of the supernatural.
Verb1.naturalize - make into a citizen; "The French family was naturalized last year"
Synonyms: naturalise
Antonyms:
denaturalise, denaturalize - strip of the rights and duties of citizenship; "The former Nazi was denaturalized"
2.naturalize - explain with reference to nature
3.naturalize - adopt to another place; "The stories had become naturalized into an American setting"
Synonyms: naturalise
4.naturalize - make more natural or lifelike
Synonyms: naturalise
Antonyms:
denaturalise, denaturalize - make less natural or unnatural
5.naturalize - adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"
Americanize, Anglicize, acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, acculturate, acculturize, accustom, adapt, adjust, admit, adopt, affiliate, assimilate, assimilate to, become, break, break in, bring to, case harden, change, change into, change over, condition, confer citizenship, confirm, convert, do over, domesticate, domesticize, establish, familiarize, fix, gentle, go native, habituate, harden, housebreak, inure, make, make over, orient, orientate, reconvert, reduce to, render, resolve into, reverse, season, shift, switch, switch over, tame, train, transform, turn back, turn into, wont
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