Adapt

All possible synonyms of the word Adapt as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Adjust, conform, adapt

Definition

  • adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"

Synonyms

  • adjust
  • conform
  • adapt

Hypernyms

  • change: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"

Hyponyms

  • readjust, readapt: adjust anew; "After moving back to America, he had to readjust"
  • readapt: adapt anew; "He readapted himself"
  • assimilate: become similar to one's environment; "Immigrants often want to assimilate quickly"
  • focus, focalize, focalise: become focussed or come into focus; "The light focused"
  • acclimatize, acclimatise, acclimate: get used to a certain climate; "They never acclimatized in Egypt"
  • match: be equal or harmonize; "The two pieces match"
  • obey: be obedient to
  • square: cause to match, as of ideas or acts

Adapt, accommodate

Definition

  • make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"

Synonyms

  • adapt
  • accommodate

Hypernyms

  • change, alter, vary: become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"

Hyponyms

  • adjust: make correspondent or conformable; "Adjust your eyes to the darkness"
  • gear, pitch: set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"
  • fit: insert or adjust several objects or people; "Can you fit the toy into the box?"; "This man can't fit himself into our work environment"
  • anglicise, anglicize: make English in appearance; "She anglicised her name after moving from Paris to London"
  • shoehorn: fit for a specific purpose even when not well suited
  • tailor, orient: adjust to a specific need or market; "a magazine oriented towards young people"; "tailor your needs to your surroundings"
  • domesticate, tame: make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans; "The horse was domesticated a long time ago"; "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog"
  • domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, tame: adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"
  • Christianize: adapt in the name of Christianity; "some people want to Christianize ancient pagan sites"
  • naturalize, naturalise: adopt to another place; "The stories had become naturalized into an American setting"
  • electrify, wire: equip for use with electricity; "electrify an appliance"
  • transcribe: rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended

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