Examples of habituate in a Sentence
the sort of lounge lizard known to habituate bars and nightclubs
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Those working with the prized bears bound for the wild—Vitale included—don panda suits that both look and smell like their tiny charges, preventing them from habituating to humans.
Past breeding attempts were based on the idea that by minimizing contact with their human keepers, the captive creatures don't habituate to their strange hairless helpers.
The normally skittish apes are hard to see in the wild, except for a few populations that have been habituated to the presence of humans.
Women habituated to this style of interacting with others are perhaps not the best prepared to fight back if they are mistreated.
Deer are habituated to living in Petersburg and are often seen walking on roads, according to KFSK.
Anyone who lives near the forests or mountains attracts and then habituates bears with food trash.
Only those animals too ill or human-habituated remain at the sanctuary.
Could the bear have become habituated by campers/homeowners who did not secure food or left garbage out?
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HABITUATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of habituate for English Language Learners
: to cause (a person or animal) to become familiar with and used to a particular place, situation, etc.
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