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To become familiar with a new situation or way of living - thesaurus

Synonyms

settle into

to become familiar with a new way of life, place, or job, or to make someone do this

adjust

verb

to get used to a new situation by changing your ideas or the way you do things

grow into

if you grow into a situation or activity, you gradually start knowing what to do because you have more experience

slot in

to fit well with a group of people or a way of life

acclimatize

verb

to become familiar with a new place, different weather conditions, or a new situation

accustom yourself to something

formal to gradually start to feel that something is normal or natural

get to know

to start to be familiar with someone or something

settle in

to become familiar with a new way of life, place, or job, or to make someone do this

settle in

to make yourself comfortable in a place because you are going to stay there for a long time

get into the swing (of something)

to become used to a new situation and to feel confident that you can deal with it

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More synonyms

acclimate

verb

American to acclimatize

acclimatise

a British spelling of acclimatize

be/get accustomed to something

formal to think/start to think that something is normal or natural because you have experienced it regularly over a period of time

break in

to help someone get used to something new, for example a new job

have/get a feeling for something

to have or develop a natural ability to do something

readjust

verb

to become capable of dealing with a new situation or environment or feeling comfortable in it

settle down

to make yourself comfortable in a place, especially in order to do something that will take a lot of time or effort

settle into

to make yourself comfortable in a place because you are going to stay there for a long time

shake down

Britishinformal to become familiar with a new job or place to live

slot into

to fit well into a group of people or a way of life

wean on

to make someone get used to something when they are young

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