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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.
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Even moments in which characters praise Melinda, for instance when the captain compliments her "upon an adaptableness unusual in a lady" (98), provide tension for Thomas; while the captain is acknowledging Melinda's status as lady, he is also pointing out how she is different from most women who deserve this label.