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Adapt - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Adapt' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Adapt [ a.]
- Fitted; suited.
2 . Adapt [ v. t.]
- To make suitable; to fit, or suit; to adjust; to alter so as to fit for a new use; -- sometimes followed by to or for.

Meaning of 'Adapt' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . adapt [ v]
Meaning (1):
- make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
Example in sentence:
  • Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country
Meaning (2):
- adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
Example in sentence:
  • We must adjust to the bad economic situation