Definition of Adapted in English :

Define Adapted in English

Adapted meaning in English

Meaning of Adapted in English

Pronunciation of Adapted in English

Adapted pronunciation in English

Pronounce Adapted in English


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1. adapted, altered

changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose

Example Sentences:
'seeds precisely adapted to the area'
'instructions altered to suit the children's different ages'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of adapted
suitable for a particular purpose
The bird's feet are perfectly adapted for swimming.
plants from the Mediterranean, South Africa and the west coast of America that are adapted to our dry conditions
Choose a shampoo that is adapted to your hair type.
The best measure of intelligence is how well adapted these organisms are.
The camel's feet, well adapted for dry sand, are useless on mud.

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see synonyms of adapted
v. a·dapt·ed, a·dapt·ing, a·dapts
1. To make suitable to or fit for a specific use or situation: adapted the novel into a movie; adapted the company policy to take internet use into account.
2. To cause to be able to survive and reproduce under certain conditions. Used in the passive: "Every species is adapted to a rather restricted selection of properties of the environment" (Ernst Mayr).
To become adapted: a species that has adapted to a low-oxygen environment.

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