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 Meanings and Examples of ADAPT
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adapt
 v.  make fit for; change to suit a new purpose
Example Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  The author is going to adapt his stories for television.
2  Yulan magnolia can adapt to a variety of soils.
3  The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.
4  You should adapt yourself to the new class.
5  The world will be different, and we will have to be prepared to adapt to the change.
6  It is really hard for Jim to adapt to the new environment.
7  All living organisms have to adapt to changes in environmental conditions.
8  One way to adapt is to become smaller, generation by generation.
9  The post is adapted to her ability.
10  The facilities have been adapted to give access to wheelchair users.
11  The professor adapted his lecture to his audience.
12  My novel "The Rector's Wife" is being adapted for TV, with Lindsay Duncan in the title role.
13  Most of these tools have been specially adapted for use by disabled people.
14  The children have adapted well to the heat.
15  These styles can be adapted to suit individual tastes.
Classic Sentence: (51 in 4 pages)
1  Urged thus far, I had no choice but to adapt my nature to an element which I had willingly chosen.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
2  The only member of our small society who positively refused to adapt himself to circumstances, was Jip.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
3  She had taken them out now, to adapt herself, I suppose, to the altered character of the house; and wore but one or two disconsolate bows of sober brown.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. INTELLIGENCE
4  I had endeavoured to adapt Dora to myself, and found it impracticable.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
5  It remained for me to adapt myself to Dora; to share with her what I could, and be happy; to bear on my own shoulders what I must, and be happy still.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
6  Lily had no mind for the vagabond life of the poor relation, and to adapt herself to Mrs. Peniston she had, to some degree, to assume that lady's passive attitude.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
7  If such a warning had ever been needful, the years had taught her a salutary lesson, and she flattered herself that she now knew how to adapt her pace to the object of pursuit.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
8  He came late, at the confidential hour when the tea-table still lingers by the fire in friendly expectancy; and his manner showed a readiness to adapt itself to the intimacy of the occasion.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
9  if we adapt ourselves to the necessities, and at the same time weave the adaptation together into a piece with our steadily-lived life.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
10  The world is more or less a fixed thing and, externally, we have to adapt ourselves to it.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 18
11  At the same time, it is for a subordinate to adapt himself to the tone of his superior, rather than for a superior to adapt himself to the tone of his subordinate.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
12  The second, which hardly differs from the first, that in their actions, and especially in matters of moment, men must have regard to times and circumstances and adapt themselves thereto.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII.
13  After a little thought, the pigs sent for buckets and milked the cows fairly successfully, their trotters being well adapted to this task.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter II
14  All these eyes, expanding and narrowing, some adapted to light, others to darkness, looked from different angles and edges.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 7
15  These, and many more arguments, some adapted to the peculiar circumstances of those whom he addressed, had the expected weight with the nobles of Prince John's faction.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV