To make suitable; to make to correspond; to fit or suit; to proportion. (verb)
To fit by alteration; to modify or remodel for a different purpose; to adjust: as, to adapt a story or a foreign play for the stage; to adapt an old machine to a new manufacture. (verb)
To make by altering or fitting something else; to produce by change of form or character: as, to bring out a play adapted from the French; a word of an adapted form. (verb)
To change oneself so as to be adapted. (verb)
Adapted; fit; suited; suitable. (adjective)
Examples of word adapt
You can not do that in Latin base languages so people adapt the English word or have to describe the object or concept.
If the ability to adapt is limited, the possibility to be a foster parent reduce.
I also think that one of the ways we are going to maximize our ability to survive/adapt is to develop the technologies that reduce pollutant inputs through any number of methods.
To image the divine, you see, you must accomplish somewhat, scrupulously weigh, select and refuse; in short adapt exquisitely your means until they are adequate to your ends.
A copy of Peri's "Dafne" was sent to Dresden and as a preparation for performance the text was translated, but it was found impossible to adapt the German words to the Italian recitative, owing to the different structure of the German sentences, bringing the emphasis in totally different places.