[ US /əˈdæpt/ ]
[ UK /ɐdˈæpt/ ]
  1. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
    We must adjust to the bad economic situation
  2. make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
    Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country
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  • The remaining three evolutionary forces are nonadaptive in the sense that they are not a function of the fitness properties of individuals: mutation is the ultimate source of variation on which natural selection acts, recombination assorts variation within and among chromosomes, and genetic drift ensures that gene frequencies will deviate a bit from generation to generation independent of other forces. A Disclaimer for Behe?
  • Although these vegetables adapt well to our temperate climate, they tend to crop poorly.
  • It is not only our senses, but our very intuitive faculties that cease to provide us with the necessary adaptive knowledge.
  • How does one grow regionally adapted beans for moist climates?
  • The high tide of adaptationism floated a motley navy, but it may now be on the ebb. Adaptationism
  • He's got a good ability to adapt and adjust. Times, Sunday Times
  • They had divers arsenals, or piratic harbors, as likewise watch towers and beacons, all along the sea-coast; and fleets were here received that were well manned with the finest mariners, and well served with the expertest pilots, and composed of swift sailing and light-built vessels adapted for their special purpose. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans
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  • Some of these genetic adaptations may be less desirable today. Times, Sunday Times
  • Moreover, social values and structures have shown a remarkable ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
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