Adapt

Definition of Adapt

A`dapt´
a.1.Fitted; suited.
v. t.1.To make suitable; to fit, or suit; to adjust; to alter so as to fit for a new use; - sometimes followed by to or for.
[imp. & p. p. Adapted; p. pr. & vb. n. Adapting.]
For nature, always in the right,
To your decays adapts my sight.
- Swift.
Appeals adapted to his [man's] whole nature.
- Angus.
Streets ill adapted for the residence of wealthy persons.
- Macaulay.

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