adjective. ['əˈdæptɪd'] changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose.
Rhymes with Adapted
Sentences with adapted
1. Verb, past participle
Polar bears are adapted to life on the ice.
Over time though, your muscles will become adapted to the additional load.
Quotes about adapted
1. I love my Force Fins, which are the kind of fins Special Forces use and really are adapted from the fins of fish. They're very efficient. They are so beautiful, a pair is in the Museum of Modern Art. The set I have are ruby red. I call them my ruby flippers.
- Sylvia Earle
2. Throughout the ages, Christians have adapted John of Patmos's visions to changing times, reading their own social, political and religious conflicts into the cosmic war he so powerfully evokes. Yet his Book of Revelation appeals not only to fear and desires for vengeance but also to hope.
- Elaine Pagels
3. Evolution does not necessarily favor the longest-lived. It doesn't necessarily favor the biggest or the strongest or the fastest, and not even the smartest. Evolution favors those creatures best adapted to their environment. That is the sole test of survival and success.
- Harvey V. Fineberg