Synonyms for adaptive

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-dap-tiv
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdæp tɪv

Définition of adaptive

  • adj adjusting
Example sentences :
  • It has not been the business of monarchies to be adaptive from within.
  • Extract from : « Notes on Life and Letters » by Joseph Conrad
  • The facility of speech, the adaptive moulding to another's mood was not in him!
  • Extract from : « A Man of Two Countries » by Alice Harriman
  • In other words every character in plant or animal must be adaptive.
  • Extract from : « Mimicry in Butterflies » by Reginald Crundall Punnett
  • There is no mind quite so nimble, adaptive, or capable of simulation as that of the Pole.
  • Extract from : « The Iron Ration » by George Abel Schreiner
  • We must come to the conclusion that the form is adaptive in all cases.
  • Extract from : « The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia » by Frank Evers Beddard
  • Because they are so adaptive, both as regards their food and their nesting-habits.
  • Extract from : « Ways of Nature » by John Burroughs
  • Here, again, we have a case of modified and adaptive instinct.
  • Extract from : « Ways of Nature » by John Burroughs
  • It is for this reason that imitation has been called an adaptive instinct.
  • Extract from : « The Science of Human Nature » by William Henry Pyle
  • This result is, in the language of adaptationists, brought about by an adaptive response of the plant to the light.
  • Extract from : « The Organism as a Whole » by Jacques Loeb
  • Water is thus facile and adaptive, that it makes the wild more wild, while it enhances more culture and art.
  • Extract from : « Wake-Robin » by John Burroughs

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