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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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adaptable

adjective
Capable of adapting or being adapted:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

adaptable

[əˈdæptəbl] adj (person, device) → adattabile, che sa adattarsi; (device) → adattabile
he's very adaptable → si adatta facilmente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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Bierstadt's collection facsimiles of oil and water color paintings, portraits, floral studies and other objects giving the variety needed to show the adaptableness of the art.
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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.

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