What does the word adapt mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton