Meaning of adapt

a•dapt

Pronunciation: (u-dapt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to make suitable to requirements or conditions; adjust or modify fittingly: They adapted themselves to the change quickly. He adapted the novel for movies.
—v.i.
  1. to adjust oneself to different conditions, environment, etc.: to adapt easily to all circumstances.
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