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English verb: naturalise

1. naturalise (change) adopt to another place


SamplesThe stories had become naturalized into an American setting.


Synonymsnaturalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)accommodate, adapt

2. naturalise (change) make more natural or lifelike


Synonymsnaturalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Antonymsdenaturalise, denaturalize

3. naturalise (change) make into a citizen


SamplesThe French family was naturalized last year.


Synonymsnaturalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Entailimmigrate


Antonymsdenaturalise, denaturalize

4. naturalise (change) adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment


SamplesDomesticate oats.
Tame the soil.


Synonymscultivate, domesticate, naturalize, tame


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)accommodate, adapt


Domain categoryflora, plant, plant life









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