naturalize


naturalize (http://definr.com/naturalize)

     v 1: make into a citizen; "The French family was naturalized last
          year" [syn: naturalise] [ant: denaturalize]
     2: explain with reference to nature
     3: adopt to another place; "The stories had become naturalized
        into an American setting" [syn: naturalise]
     4: make more natural or lifelike [syn: naturalise] [ant: denaturalize]
     5: adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment;
        "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil" [syn: domesticate, cultivate,
         naturalise, tame]