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1. adaptation

noun. ['ˌædəpˈteɪʃən'] a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form.

Synonyms

  • writing
  • piece of writing
  • modernization
  • version
  • written material

Antonyms

  • wild
  • intractability
  • tightening
  • loosening

Etymology

  • adaptation (French)
  • adaptatio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Adaptation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word adaptation


1. Noun, singular or mass
One of the most important strategies is adaptation.

Quotes containing the word adaptation


1. Life is neither static nor unchanging. With no individuality, there can be no change, no adaptation and, in an inherently changing world, any species unable to adapt is also doomed.
- Jean M. Auel

2. adaptation

noun. ['ˌædəpˈteɪʃən'] (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light).

Synonyms

  • alteration
  • light adaptation
  • adjustment
  • modification

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • ovulation
  • anabolism
  • development

Etymology

  • adaptation (French)
  • adaptatio (Latin)

3. adaptation

noun. ['ˌædəpˈteɪʃən'] the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions).

Synonyms

  • organic process
  • acclimation
  • domestication
  • acclimatisation
  • adjustment
  • specialization
  • dedifferentiation
  • adaption
  • acclimatization
  • specialisation
  • differentiation

Antonyms

  • antitype
  • birth
  • decrease
  • increase

Etymology

  • adaptation (French)
  • adaptatio (Latin)
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