Part of speech: verb

To make suitable; adjust; fit; conform; remodel.

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Usage examples "adapt":

  1. Whatever happens, another world is going to begin, and I feel that I am very old to adapt myself to new customs. - "The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters", George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie.
  2. At any rate they keep together enough so that we can still call them a group, that is an atom, even though they do adapt their game somewhat so as to fit in with other groups- that is with other atoms. - "Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son", John Mills.
  3. On his return to Cairo the General- in- Chief had no longer any doubt as to the course which the Porte intended to adapt. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.