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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adapt  \A*dapt"\,  a. 
  Fitted;  suited.  [Obs.]  --Swift. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adapt  \A*dapt"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Adapted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Adapting}.]  [L.  adaptare  ad  +  aptare  to  fit  cf  F. 
  adapter.  See  {Apt},  {Adept}.] 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adapt 
  v  1:  make  fit  or  tailor  something  to  something  "Words 
  accommodate  their  meanings  to  other  words  in  the  same 
  sentence"  [syn:  {accommodate}] 
  2:  rewrite  so  as  to  make  fit  to  suit  a  new  or  different 
  purpose;  "adapt  a  play  for  use  in  schools"  [syn:  {rewrite}] 
  3:  adapt  or  conform  oneself;  "We  must  adjust  to  the  bad 
  economic  situation"  [syn:  {adjust},  {conform}] 
  4:  rewrite  a  piece  of  music  for  an  instrument  or  medium  other 
  than  that  originally  intended;  arrange  [syn:  {transcribe}] 
  5:  take  up  the  cause  or  ideology  of  (beliefs,  tasks,  etc.) 
  [syn:  {espouse},  {embrace},  {sweep  up}] 
  6:  get  accustomed  or  used  (to  something);  "We  never  adapted  to 
  life  in  the  U.S."  [syn:  {adjust}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  ADAPT 
 
    A  subset  of  {APT}. 
 
  [Sammet  1969,  p.  606]. 
 
  (1995-02-14) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  ADAPT 
  Architecture  Design,  Analysis,  and  Planning  Tool 
 
 




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