Synonyms of 'adapt'
in the sense of modify
to change or alter slightly
They agreed to modify their recruitment policy.
in the sense of prepare
to equip or outfit, as for an expedition
The crew has been preparing the ship for storage.
in the sense of qualify
to moderate or restrict (a statement one has made)
I would qualify that by putting it into context.
in the sense of reconcile
to make (two apparently conflicting things) compatible or consistent with each other
It is possible to reconcile these apparently opposing perspectives.
in the sense of shape
to devise or develop
in the sense of suit
‘I'm off.’ He suited the action to the word and left.
in the sense of tailor
to adapt (something) so as to make it suitable
scripts tailored to American comedy audiences
in the sense of transform
to change completely in form or function
the speed at which your body transforms food into energy
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