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adapted


  2  definitions  found 
 
  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]: 
 
  adapted 
  adj  :  changed  in  order  to  improve  or  made  more  fit  for  a 
  particular  purpose;  "seeds  precisely  adapted  to  the 
  area";  "instructions  altered  to  suit  the  children's 
  different  ages"  [syn:  {altered}] 




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