1. adaptive

adjective. ['əˈdæptɪv'] having a capacity for adaptation.


  • adjustive
  • accommodative
  • adaptational
  • reconciling


  • unaccommodating
  • unkind
  • ill-natured
  • unhelpful

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Rhymes with Adaptive

  • captive

How do you pronounce adaptive?

Pronounce adaptive as əˈdæptɪv.

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Sentences with adaptive

1. Adjective
An adaptive wash dishwasher monitors how dirty the drain water is as it is expelled.

Quotes about adaptive

1. He cursed himself for having assumed the weather would be sunny. Perhaps it was the result of evolution, he thought--some adaptive gene that allowed the English to go on making blithe outdoor plans in the face of almost certain rain.
- Helen Simonson, Major Pettigrew's Last Stand