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a·dapt·a·ble

 (ə-dăp′tə-bəl)
adj.
Capable of adapting or of being adapted.

a·dapt′a·bil′i·ty, a·dapt′a·ble·ness n.

a•dapt•a•ble

(əˈdæp tə bəl)

adj.
1. capable of being adapted.
2. able to adjust oneself readily to different conditions: an adaptable person.
[1790–1800]
a•dapt`a•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adaptable - capable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or useadaptable - capable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use; "to succeed one must be adaptable"; "the frame was adaptable to cloth bolts of different widths"
unadaptable - not adaptable

adaptable

adjective
1. flexible, variable, versatile, resilient, easy-going, changeable, modifiable, conformable They are adaptable foragers that can survive on a wide range of foods.
2. adjustable, flexible, compliant, malleable, pliant, plastic, modifiable, alterable He hopes to make the workforce more adaptable and skilled.

adaptable

adjective
Capable of adapting or being adapted:
Translations
قَابِل لِلتَكَيُّف
přizpůsobivý
fleksibelsmidigtilpasningsdygtig
alkalmazkodni tudó
aîlögunarhæfur
prispôsobivý
uyum sağlayan

adaptable

[əˈdæptəbl] ADJ [vehicle etc] → adaptable; [person] → capaz de acomodarse, adaptable
he's very adaptablese adapta or se acomoda con facilidad a las circunstancias

adaptable

[əˈdæptəbəl] adj
(= open to change) [person, animal] → qui s'adapte facilement
to be adaptable to sth → s'adapter facilement à qch
[object, material] → adaptable

adaptable

adj plant, animal, personanpassungsfähig; vehicle, hairstylevielseitig; scheduleflexibel; to be adaptable to something (person, animal, plant)sich an etw (acc)anpassen können; (vehicle)sich in etw (dat)verwenden lassen

adaptable

[əˈdæptəbl] adj (person, device) → adattabile, che sa adattarsi; (device) → adattabile
he's very adaptable → si adatta facilmente

adapt

(əˈdӕpt) verb
to change or alter (so as to fit a different situation etc). She always adapted easily to new circumstances; He has adapted the play for television.
ˌadapˈtation (ӕ-) noun
aˈdaptable adjective
willing or able to change to fit in with different circumstances. Children are usually very adaptable.
aˌdaptaˈbility noun
aˈdaptor noun
a device which enables an electrical plug of one type to be used in a socket of another type, or several plugs to be used in the same socket at the same time.
References in classic literature ?
It is not even ornamental or adaptable to any other pur- pose.
Harvey was a very adaptable person, with a keen eye and ear for every face and tone about him.
This is a first-class, up-to-date burgling kit, with nickel-plated jemmy, diamond-tipped glass-cutter, adaptable keys, and every modern improvement which the march of civilization demands.
The electricians had contrived a catchment pool and a wheel in the torrent close at hand--for the little Mulhausen dynamo with its turbinal volute used by the telegraphists was quite adaptable to water driving, and on the sixth day in the evening the apparatus was in working order and the Prince was calling--weakly, indeed, but calling--to his air-fleet across the empty spaces of the world.
Not only was White Fang adaptable by nature, but he had travelled much, and knew the meaning and necessity of adjustment.
I hope that the book may prove adaptable to various methods and conditions of work.
Miss Twinkleton's companion in both states of existence, and equally adaptable to either, is one Mrs.
Bar's knowledge of that agglomeration of jurymen which is called humanity was as sharp as a razor; yet a razor is not a generally convenient instrument, and Physician's plain bright scalpel, though far less keen, was adaptable to far wider purposes.
He saluted all his regular passers-by every day, as he sat on his stool backed up by the lamp-post; and on the adaptable character of these salutes he greatly plumed himself.
I suppose you are wondering at my being such an adaptable man?
No, I am only wondering at your being too adaptable a man.
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