adapt /əˈdæpt, æ-/
adapt /əˈdæpt/ 及物動詞
A·dapt a. Fitted; suited. [Obs.]
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.
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,