Synonyms for adapted

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-dapt
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdæpt

Définition of adapted

Origin :
  • early 15c. (implied in adapted) "to fit (something, for some purpose)," from Middle French adapter (14c.), from Latin adaptare "adjust," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + aptare "join," from aptus "fitted" (see apt). Meaning "to undergo modification so as to fit new circumstances" (intransitive) is from 1956. Related: Adapting.
  • adj suitable
Example sentences :
  • His narrative is adapted alike for the juvenile mind and for the adult.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 7, May 14, 1870 » by Various
  • The music was adapted from Athaliah, which, so far, had only been heard at Oxford.
  • Extract from : « Handel » by Edward J. Dent
  • But his instrument was never used on the ocean lines, and, indeed, it was not adapted for them.
  • Extract from : « Heroes of the Telegraph » by J. Munro
  • But Mr. Thoreau was equipped with a most adapted and serviceable body.
  • Extract from : « The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862 » by Various
  • During my seclusion from the world, I had adapted my dress to my situation.
  • Extract from : « Beaux and Belles of England » by Mary Robinson
  • Coleridge has 'adapted' the words of Statius to point his own moral.
  • Extract from : « The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge » by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Many of these engines are adapted to the use of straw as fuel.
  • Extract from : « The Age of Invention » by Holland Thompson
  • Moreover, our boots are of rough hide, and not adapted for blacking.
  • Extract from : « Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2) » by William Delisle Hay
  • They are brought to be eaten, and if not adapted properly to the occasion, they are deformities on the dish instead of ornaments.
  • Extract from : « The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, » by Mary Eaton
  • About war there is no difficulty; the principle of communism is adapted to military service.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato

Antonyms for adapted

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