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Synonyms for adapt
əˈdæptadapt

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. adapt

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

    Antonyms:
    misfit, misconform, misapply

Princeton's WordNet1.2 / 5 votes

  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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

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

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. habituating

    Submitted by anonymous on July 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. adaptverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words3.0 / 3 votes

  1. adaptverb

    Synonyms:
    adjust, conform

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. ADAPT

    Synonyms:
    Neurology Alzheimer's Disease Anti-inflammatory Prevention Trial Psychiatry Adolescent Depression Antidepressant and Psychotherapy Rheumatology Arthritis, Diet and Activity Promotion Trial

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How to use adapt in a sentence?

  1. Scott Roberts:

    There’s one hypothesis from a prominent mycologist who suggests that the reason the body’s temperature is 98.6 is because that is the temperature where fungi can’t grow that well. And so, now we’re seeing Candida auris and some of the other new microbes that have come up that really grow quite well – even at temperatures of 98.6 in the human body. And so I think climate change, really selecting for these organisms to adapt to a warmer climate, is going to increase the odds that there’s infection in humans.

  2. Daniel Alfin:

    It's the same with any criminal violation : As they get smarter, we adapt, we find them.

  3. George Bernard Shaw:

    Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.

  4. Luis Ruelas:

    It’s all over the news. My family stopped using as much water, because the county mandated a 10 percent water use reduction. Everyone has to adapt.

  5. Michael Berenbrink:

    There are some fish that have similar tricks... but they are also an exception. It really broadens our mind in terms of what evolution can do -- how metabolic pathways can adapt.


Translations for adapt

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  • يتكيفArabic
  • приспособявам, подходящ, преработвам, нагласям, приспособявам сеBulgarian
  • adaptarCatalan, Valencian
  • adaptovat, upravit, přizpůsobitCzech
  • addasuWelsh
  • adaptiert, anpassenGerman
  • alaranĝi, adapti, adaptitaEsperanto
  • adaptado, ajustar, adaptar, adaptarseSpanish
  • soveltaa, sovittaa, mukauttaa, tottua, sopeuttaa, sopivaFinnish
  • adapté, adapter, s'adapterFrench
  • átállít, illeszt, átdolgoz, hozzáilleszt, adaptál, hozzáigazít, átültet, alkalmazkodikHungarian
  • adaptarInterlingua
  • adaptarIdo
  • adattarsi, adattato, adattareItalian
  • לְהִסְתָגֵלHebrew
  • 適応, 適合, 適応するJapanese
  • 익숙해지다Korean
  • accommodareLatin
  • adaptéierenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • bewerken, aanpassenDutch
  • tilpasseNorwegian
  • adaptado, adaptarPortuguese
  • adapta, adaptatRomanian
  • адаптированный, приспособиться, адаптировать, приспосабливаться, приспособить, приспосабливать, подогнать, адаптироваться, подгонятьRussian
  • adaptAlbanian
  • anpassaSwedish
  • ஏற்பTamil
  • uyarlamak, adapte olmak, uyum sağlamak, adapte etmek, uydurmak, uymak, adapte, uygunTurkish
  • 適應Chinese

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