Definition of adapted


  • changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose; "seeds precisely adapted to the area", "instructions altered to suit the children's different ages". Synonyms: altered.


  • 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.
  • adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation". Synonyms: adapt, 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 adapted

adapter, adopted.

Start with adapted

adaptednesses, adaptedness.

End with adapted

maladapted, preadapted, readapted, coadapted, misadapted, unadapted.

More information about adapted

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • adapted is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 11 points
  • adapted is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 11 points
  • adapted is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 12 points
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