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- 1. naturalize, naturalise, change, alter, modify
- usage: make into a citizen; "The French family was naturalized last year"
- 2. naturalize, explain, explicate
- usage: explain with reference to nature
- 3. naturalize, naturalise, adapt, accommodate
- usage: adopt to another place; "The stories had become naturalized into an American setting"
- 4. naturalize, naturalise, change, alter, modify
- usage: make more natural or lifelike
- 5. domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, tame, adapt, accommodate
- usage: adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"
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