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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 adapt /əˈdæpt, æ-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 adapt /əˈdæpt/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·dapt a. Fitted; suited. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·dapt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adapted; p. pr. & vb. n. Adapting.]  To make suitable; to fit, or suit; to adjust; to alter so as to fit for a new use; -- sometimes followed by to or for.
 For nature, always in the right,
 To your decays adapts my sight.   --Swift.
    Appeals adapted to his [man's] whole nature.   --Angus.
    Streets ill adapted for the residence of wealthy persons.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our
           native cuisine to the available food resources of the
           new country" [syn: accommodate]
      2: adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We
         must adjust to the bad economic situation" [syn: adjust,