Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb adapt

2 senses of adapt

Sense 1
adapt, accommodate -- (make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country")
       => change, alter, vary -- (become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season")

Sense 2
adjust, conform, adapt -- (adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

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