HyperDic: naturalise

English > 4 senses of the word naturalise:
VERBchangenaturalise, naturalizeadopt to another place
changenaturalise, naturalizemake more natural or lifelike
changenaturalise, naturalizemake into a citizen
changenaturalise, domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, tameadapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
English > naturalise: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningAdopt to another place.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymnaturalize
Broaderadapt, accommodatemake fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
Spanishnaturalizar
Catalannaturalitzar
Nounsnaturalisationchanging the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology
English > naturalise: 4 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake more natural or lifelike.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymnaturalize
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositedenaturalize, denaturalisemake less natural or unnatural
Catalannaturalitzar
Nounsnaturalisationthe quality of being brought into conformity with nature
English > naturalise: 4 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake into a citizen.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymnaturalize
EntailsimmigrateCome into a new country and change residency
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositedenaturalize, denaturalisestrip of the rights and duties of citizenship
Spanishnaturalizarse, naturalizar
Catalannaturalitzar
Nounsnaturalisationthe proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
English > naturalise: 4 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningadapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsdomesticate, cultivate, naturalize, tame
Categoryplant, flora, plant life(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
Broaderadapt, accommodatemake fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
Spanishaclimatarse, naturalizar
Catalanaclimatar-se, naturalitzar
Nounsnaturalisationthe introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous
naturalisationthe quality of being brought into conformity with nature

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