Synonyms for adapting

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

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Définition of adapting

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.
  • verb adjust to a different situation or condition
Example sentences :
  • Don Santiago had the secret of adapting himself to the weaknesses of his flock.
  • Extract from : « Mayflower (Flor de mayo) » by Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • Very well, we of Genoa and Texcoco are adapting to the present situation.
  • Extract from : « Adaptation » by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • Nor were the dogs long in adapting themselves to the changed conditions.
  • Extract from : « The Scarlet Plague » by Jack London
  • He is skillful in catching an idea and adapting it to his purposes.
  • Extract from : « Woodrow Wilson and the World War » by Charles Seymour
  • Competition is nature's means of adapting life to its environment.
  • Extract from : « The Spirit of American Government » by J. Allen Smith
  • The soldier explained that he was adapting his stomach to the character of his rations.
  • Extract from : « As I Remember » by Marian Gouverneur
  • He has a faculty for adapting himself to each one; just knows what to say, when to say it, and how to say it.
  • Extract from : « A California Girl » by Edward Eldridge
  • On the preceding page he is adapting the second of these two verses to his own purposes.
  • Extract from : « Luck or Cunning » by Samuel Butler
  • There was also another way of adapting for use the stone chisels and hammers.
  • Extract from : « Primitive Man » by Louis Figuier
  • The work employed in adapting the native copper was of the most simple character.
  • Extract from : « Primitive Man » by Louis Figuier

Antonyms for adapting

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