[ US /əˈdæptɪd/ ]
[ UK /ɐdˈæptɪd/ ]
  1. 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
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How To Use adapted In A Sentence

  • How does one grow regionally adapted beans for moist climates?
  • 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
  • Little did Puccini suspect that his La Bohème would continue to be readapted ad infinitum.
  • So you're saying that I said in effect that "transitional structures are not selectable, that is, each organism is not adapted to its own environment"? Assessing Fault
  • His remarkable adapted style at the decks involves him mixing records using his mouth.
  • This loss in yearly disposable income would occur if Britain adapted a trading agreement which involved the loss of preferential trade links with the EU. Times, Sunday Times
  • But on the advice of Lightroom programmer Andy Rahm McCormack dug into the text of the software's existing template files, called presets, and adapted them to produce a custom file with a 24-frame per second rate used in some video. Crave: The gadget blog
  • It is a strange fact that Dionaea, which is one of the most beautifully adapted plants in the vegetable kingdom, should apparently be on the high-road to extinction. Insectivorous Plants
  • An unclassifiable mixture of animation, drama, love story, coming-of-age-tale-slash-concert movie, Hedwig is adapted from Mitchell's off-Broadway hit of the same name.
  • The fuel inlet connector and the armature are adapted to permit a first flow path of gaseous fuel between the armature and the magnetic coil as part of a path leading to said fuel valve.
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