Definition of adapt


  • make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country". Synonyms: accommodate.
  • adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation". Synonyms: adjust, conform.

Related words

acclimate, acclimatise, acclimatize, adjust, anglicise, anglicize, assimilate, cultivate, domesticate, electrify, fit, focalise, focalize, focus, gear, match, naturalise, naturalize, obey, orient, pitch, readapt, readjust, shoehorn, square, tailor, tame, transcribe, wire.

Words nearby adapt

adapa, adept, adopt.

Rhymes with adapt

apt, capped, kept, napped, rapt, tapped, trapped, untapped, unwrapped, wrapped.

Start with adapt

adaptor, adaptability, adapted, adaptational, adapter, adapters, adaptivity, adaptable, adaptors, adaptabilities, adaptions, adaptive, adapts, adaptednesses, adaption, adaptation, adaptations, adaptedness, adapting, adaptively, adaptationally, adaptivities, adaptivenesses, adaptiveness.

End with adapt

misadapt, preadapt, readapt.

More information about adapt

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • adapt is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 8 points
  • adapt is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 8 points
  • adapt is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 9 points
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