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Definition 1: make into a citizen - [verb of change]

Samples where naturalise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The French family was naturalized last year

Synonyms for naturalise in the sense of this definition

(naturalise is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(naturalise implies ...) come into a new country and change residency

"Many people immigrated at the beginning of the 20th century"

Definition 2: make more natural or lifelike - [verb of change]

Synonyms for naturalise in the sense of this definition

(naturalise is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 3: adopt to another place - [verb of change]

Samples where naturalise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The stories had become naturalized into an American setting

Synonyms for naturalise in the sense of this definition

(naturalise is a kind of ...) make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

"Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"

Definition 4: adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment - [verb of change]

Samples where naturalise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • domesticate oats
  • tame the soil

Synonyms for naturalise in the sense of this definition

(naturalise is a kind of ...) make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

"Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"

(naturalise belongs to category ...) (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

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