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definition of the word adapt

by the Wiktionnary

From Middle French adapter < Latin adaptare (to fit to) < ad (to) + aptare (to make fit) < aptus (fit); see apt.

Infinitive
to adapt

Third person singular
adapts

Simple past
adapted

Past participle
adapted

Present participle
adapting

to adapt (third-person singular simple present adapts, present participle adapting, simple past and past participle adapted)

  1. (transitive) To make suitable; to make to correspond; to fit or suit; to proportion.
  2. (transitive) To fit by alteration; to modify or remodel for a different purpose; to adjust: as, to adapt a story or a foreign play for the stage; to adapt an old machine to a new manufacture.
  3. (transitive) To make by altering or fitting something else; to produce by change of form or character: as, to bring out a play adapted from the French; a word of an adapted form.


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