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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adapt

    fit, accommodate, suit, adjust, conform, admeasure, harmonize, attune

    misfit, misconform, misapply

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adapt, accommodateverb

    make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

    "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"

    oblige, admit, lodge, accommodate, fit, suit, reconcile, adjust, conform, hold, conciliate

  2. adjust, conform, adaptverb

    adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions

    "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"

    set, accommodate, align, aline, adjust, correct, line up, conform

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Editors Contribution

  1. habituating

    Submitted by anonymous on July 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adaptverb

    adjust, accommodate, suit, proportion, qualify, prepare, fit, temper, fashion, match, make, conform, make conformable or suitable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. adaptverb

    adjust, conform

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. ADAPT

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  1. Tom Karako:

    U.S. missile defense efforts have been largely oriented to a limited ballistic missile-style threat, but the threat from Russia is not just from ballistic missiles anymore. Cruise missiles and hypersonic-glide vehicles don’t follow predictable ballistic paths so we have to adapt to this emerging threat.

  2. Kardashian West:

    Even though I'm not big on taking advice -- I don't believe there's only one-way-or-the-highway and we all have to adapt into our own routines -- it's so comforting to know that I have sisters whom I can ask about anything that may come up, just by observing them as moms, I've already learned so much.

  3. Chris Evert:

    The players are just getting thrown off-guard a lot. I think it’s going to demand a lot of patience and a lot of flexibility and who is going to really adjust and adapt the best, players are so used to routines. They like to be in control. They’re not in control.

  4. Andrew Holzman:

    If you use the drops on a regular basis, your body will adapt to the drops, then when you stop, you end up getting a rebound effect where your blood vessels dilate and your eyes start to look red.

  5. Xavier Becerra:

    We are the leaders, we are at the forefront of protecting the rights of the people of this country, this is an evolving area of law. Just as quickly as the industry and the sector continues to change, we'll have to be prepared to make sure our policies and our laws adapt as well.

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  • يتكيفArabic
  • приспособявам, подходящ, нагласям, приспособявам се, преработвамBulgarian
  • adaptarCatalan, Valencian
  • upravit, přizpůsobit, adaptovatCzech
  • addasuWelsh
  • adaptiert, anpassenGerman
  • alaranĝi, adaptita, adaptiEsperanto
  • adaptado, adaptarse, ajustar, adaptarSpanish
  • sopeuttaa, sovittaa, soveltaa, sopiva, mukauttaa, tottuaFinnish
  • s'adapter, adapter, adaptéFrench
  • illeszt, alkalmazkodik, hozzáigazít, átdolgoz, hozzáilleszt, adaptál, átállít, átültetHungarian
  • adaptarInterlingua
  • adaptarIdo
  • adattarsi, adattare, adattatoItalian
  • 適応, 適応する, 適合Japanese
  • 익숙해지다Korean
  • accommodareLatin
  • adaptéierenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • aanpassen, bewerkenDutch
  • tilpasseNorwegian
  • adaptado, adaptarPortuguese
  • adaptat, adaptaRomanian
  • подгонять, подогнать, адаптироваться, приспосабливать, приспосабливаться, адаптированный, приспособить, приспособиться, адаптироватьRussian
  • adaptAlbanian
  • anpassaSwedish
  • ஏற்பTamil
  • uyarlamak, adapte olmak, uyum sağlamak, adapte etmek, uydurmak, uymak, adapte, uygunTurkish
  • 適應Chinese

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