More definitions of "naturalize":
- (verb): Adopt to another place.
- (verb): Explain with reference to nature.
- (verb): Adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment.
Synonyms: domesticate, cultivate, naturalise, tame
- (verb): Make more natural or lifelike.
Famous quotes containing the word naturalize:
“Instead of water we got here a draught of beer,... a lumberers drink, which would acclimate and naturalize a man at once,which would make him see green, and, if he slept, dream that he heard the wind sough among the pines.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)