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adapt [ ə'dæpt] vt.使适应;改编

adapt to 适应

adapt [ə'dæpt] vi适应,适合,改编,改写

adapted to 适应于

adapted to 适应于

She quickly adapts herself to the new environment.

What is the thing called health? Simply a state in which the individual happens transiently to be perfectly adapted to his environment. Obviously, such states cannot be common, for the environment is in constant flux.

When we moved to France, the children adapted to the change well.

These trees adapted themselves more easily to the red earth of this region.

When you go to a new place, you must adapt yourself to customs there.

Can you adapt yourself to the new job? 你能适应新的工作吗?

The reasonble man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself, Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bre4nard Shaw, British dramatist

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. ( Bernard Shaw )明白事理的人使自己适应世界;不明事理的人想使世界适应自己。(萧伯钠)

adapt (sth./sb.) to (sth) 使适应

adapt v.使适合

adapt to 适应

adapt for 调整(以适应目标或需要)

改编 reorganize; adaptation; rearrange; recompose; recomposition; revise; adapt

改编 [gǎi biān] /to adapt/to rearrange/to revise/

迁就 [qiān jiù] /to yield/to adapt to/to accommodate to (sth)/

应变 [yìng biàn] /to meet a contingency/to adapt oneself to changes/

转用 [zhuǎn yòng] /adapt for use for another purpose/

Do we think we're slow to adapt to change or that we're not smart enough to cope with a new challenge?
Then we are likely to take a more passive role or not try at all.

Exceptional children are different in some significant way from others of the same age.
For these children to develop to their full adult potential, their education must be adapted to those differences.

Recent court decisions have confirmed the right of all children — disabled or not — to an appropriate education, and have ordered that public schools take the necessary steps to provide that education.
In response, schools are modifying their programs, adapting instruction to children who are exceptional, to those who cannot profit substantially from regular programs.

{adj: accustomed} (often followed by `to') in the habit of or adapted to
"accustomed to doing her own work"
"I've grown accustomed to her face"
<-> unaccustomed

{adj: adaptable} 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

{adj: adapted, altered} changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose
"seeds precisely adapted to the area"
"instructions altered to suit the children's different ages"

{adj: adroit, clever, ingenious} skillful (or showing skill) in adapting means to ends
"cool prudence and sensitive selfishness along with quick perception of what is possible--these distinguish an adroit politician"
"came up with a clever story"
"an ingenious press agent"
"an ingenious scheme"

{adj: ambulatory} relating to or adapted for walking
"an ambulatory corridor"

{adj: appropriate, suitable, suited} meant or adapted for an occasion or use
"a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty"
"not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy"

{adj: carnassial} (of a tooth) adapted for shearing flesh
"the carnassial teeth of carnivores"

{adj: cursorial} (of limbs and feet) adapted for running
<-> fossorial

{adj: democratic, popular} representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large
"democratic art forms"
"a democratic or popular movement"
"popular thought"
"popular science"
"popular fiction"

{adj: differentiated} exhibiting biological specialization; adapted during development to a specific function or environment

{adj: domestic, domesticated} converted or adapted to domestic use
"domestic animals"
"domesticated plants like maize"

{adj: filmable} (used of a story or literary work) capable of being adapted to motion picture form

{adj: fossorial} (of limbs and feet) adapted for digging
<-> cursorial

{adj: functional} designed for or adapted to a function or use
"functional education selects knowledge that is concrete and usable rather than abstract and theoretical"
"functional architecture"

{adj: generalized, generalised} not biologically differentiated or adapted to a specific function or environment
"the hedgehog is a primitive and generalized mammal"

{adj: inflexible, rigid, unbending} incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances
"a rigid disciplinarian"
"an inflexible law"
"an unbending will to dominate"

{adj: mesophytic} being or growing in or adapted to a moderately moist environment
"mesophytic habitats"
"mesophytic plants"

{adj: pianistic} skilled at or adapted for the piano
"pianistic abilities"

{adj: prehensile} adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object
"a monkey's prehensile tail"
<-> nonprehensile

{adj: protective} intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
"a protective covering"
"the use of protective masks and equipment"
"protective coatings"
"kept the drunken sailor in protective custody"
"animals with protective coloring"
"protective tariffs"
<-> unprotective

{adj: rangy} adapted to wandering or roaming

{adj: reconstructed} adapted to social or economic change
"a reconstructed feminist"
<-> unreconstructed

{adj: special} adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose
"a special kind of paint"
"a special medication for arthritis"

{adj: suctorial} adapted for sucking or clinging by suction

{adj: unadapted, unadjusted} not having adapted to new conditions
"several unadjusted refugees"

{adj: universal} adapted to various purposes, sizes, forms, operations
"universal wrench", "universal chuck"
"universal screwdriver"

{adj: unsuitable} not meant or adapted for a particular purpose
"a solvent unsuitable for use on wood surfaces"

{adj: xerophytic} adapted to a xeric (or dry) environment
"cacti are xerophytic plants"
"xerophytic adaptations"

{adv: terrestrially} to a land environment
"terrestrially adapted"

{n: Brahmi} a script (probably adapted from the Aramaic about the 7th century BC) from which later Indian scripts developed

{n: Conservative Jew} Jew who keeps some requirements of Mosaic law but adapts others to suit modern circumstances

{n: Heteromyidae, family Heteromyidae} small New World burrowing mouselike rodents with fur-lined cheek pouches and hind limbs and tail adapted to leaping; adapted to desert conditions: pocket mice; kangaroo mice; kangaroo rats

{n: Insessores, order Insessores, perching bird, percher} a bird with feet adapted for perching (as on tree branches); this order is now generally abandoned by taxonomists

{n: Reform Jew} liberal Jew who tries to adapt all aspects of Judaism to modern circumstances

{n: Reform Judaism} the most liberal Jews; Jews who do not follow the Talmud strictly but try to adapt all of the historical forms of Judaism to the modern world

{n: adaptation, adaption, adjustment} the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)

{n: arrangement, arranging, transcription} the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music

{n: arranger, adapter, transcriber} a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance

{n: binocular microscope} a light microscope adapted to the use of both eyes

{n: bird louse, biting louse, louse} wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds

{n: car, railcar, railway car, railroad car} a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
"three cars had jumped the rails"

{n: cardiac muscle, heart muscle} the muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction

{n: carnivorous plant} plants adapted to attract and capture and digest primarily insects but also other small animals

{n: climbing salamander} any of several North American salamanders adapted for climbing with well-developed limbs and long somewhat squared-off toes

{n: dark adaptation} the process of adjusting the eyes to low levels of illumination; cones adapt first; rods continue to adapt for up to four hours

{n: deco, art deco} a style of design that was popular in the 1920s and 1930s; marked by stylized forms and geometric designs adapted to mass production

{n: desert plant, xerophyte, xerophytic plant, xerophile, xerophilous plant} plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte

{n: dipterous insect, two-winged insects, dipteran, dipteron} insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing

{n: draft horse, draught horse, dray horse} horse adapted for drawing heavy loads

{n: falcon} diurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight

{n: finch} any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds

{n: fossorial foot} foot adapted for digging as in moles

{n: fossorial mammal} a burrowing mammal having limbs adapted for digging

{n: functionalism} a psychology based on the assumption that all mental process are useful to an organism in adapting to the environment

{n: gerbil, gerbille} small Old World burrowing desert rodent with long soft pale fur and hind legs adapted for leaping

{n: grasshopper, hopper} terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping

{n: honey eater, honeysucker} Australasian bird with tongue and bill adapted for extracting nectar

{n: isopod} any of various small terrestrial or aquatic crustaceans with seven pairs of legs adapted for crawling

{n: jerboa rat} large Australian rat with hind legs adapted for leaping

{n: judo} a sport adapted from jujitsu (using principles of not resisting) and similar to wrestling; developed in Japan

{n: jumping plant louse, psylla, psyllid} small active cicada-like insect with hind legs adapted for leaping; feeds on plant juices

{n: maladjustment} the condition of being unable to adapt properly to your environment with resulting emotional instability

{n: misfit} someone unable to adapt to their circumstances

{n: mouthpart} any part of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod especially one adapted to a specific way of feeding

{n: musical arrangement, arrangement} a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments

{n: popularism} music adapted to the understanding and taste of the majority

{n: rhapsody} an epic poem adapted for recitation

{n: sea boat} a boat that is seaworthy; that is adapted to the open seas

{n: self-adapting program} a program that can change its performance in response to its environment

{n: soldier} a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony

{n: succulent} a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs

{n: survival, survival of the fittest, natural selection, selection} a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment

{n: swimmeret, pleopod} one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming

{n: tarwood, tar-wood, Dacrydium colensoi} New Zealand silver pine of conical habit with long slender flexuous branches; adapted to cold wet summers and high altitudes

{n: water bug} a true bug: large aquatic bug adapted to living in or on the surface of water

{n: woodpecker, peckerwood, pecker} bird with strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects

{v: Christianize} adapt in the name of Christianity
"some people want to Christianize ancient pagan sites"

{v: 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"

{v: adjust, conform, adapt} adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
"We must adjust to the bad economic situation"

{v: arrange, set} adapt for performance in a different way
"set this poem to music"

{v: conventionalize, conventionalise} make conventional or adapt to conventions
"conventionalized behavior"

{v: domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, tame} adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
"domesticate oats"
"tame the soil"

{v: edit, redact} prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
"Edit a a book on lexical semantics"
"she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"

{v: gauge} adapt to a specified measurement
"gauge the instruments"

{v: put} adapt
"put these words to music"

{v: readapt} adapt anew
"He readapted himself"

{v: reconstruct} cause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically

{v: rehabilitate} help to re-adapt, as to a former state of health or good repute
"The prisoner was successfully rehabilitated"
"After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now rehabilitated"

He then adapted this famous Hawaiian style to almost every form of popular music of the period-ranging from the music of vaudeville, to speakeasies and even to rural barn dances.

Keiko adapted quickly to his new life just below the Arctic Circle.

Park has now adapted to feature length his obsession with the forlorn wit of caged animals, with the quiet exasperation of rural English life and with bead-eyed, lipless creatures who have more lower teeth( six or eight) than upper( four).

The star adapts his talent for the good of the team; the other players learn from his example.

But adapting a novel by Peter and working with director Michael Corrente, the siblings, who also produced this film, maintain their best quality, frankness about our basic humanity.

Screenwriter Koepp( Jurassic Park) smoothly adapts a novel by Richard Matheson( What Dreams May Come) with vague similarities to the popular film The Sixth Sense.

Although man has invented machines for flying and swimming, they are never as well-adapted to air and water as the creatures born to inhabit those elements.

Most Bluestockings did not wish to mirror the salonnieres; they simply desired to adapt a proven formula to their own purpose—the elevation of women's status through moral and intellectual training.
大多数蓝袜女并不想紧跟在法国沙龙女主人背后亦步亦趋;她们只是意欲利用一种公认的惯例(proven formula)来满足其自身的目的——即通过道德和学术上的训练来提高女性的地位。

While it is likely that fewer varieties of plant seeds have reached Hawaii externally than internally, more varieties are known to be adapted to external than to internal transport.

The only coherence was the singer's vocal technique: when the cast changed, new arias were almost always substituted, generally adapted from other operas.

Zooplankton, tiny animals adapted to an existence in the ocean, have evolved clever mechanisms for obtaining their food, miniscule phytoplankton (plant plankton).
浮游动物(zooplankton),即适应于海洋生活的微小动物,已演变出甚为聪明的机制用来获取其食物,即极小的浮游植物群落(phytoplankton),或曰植物浮游生物(plant plankton)。

"Mike Chertoff knows we can not afford to become complacent. He understands that as we adapt our defenses, the terrorists will adapt their tactics in response. He understands they continue to pose a grave threat to the American people," Mr. Bush said.

A bus is a motor vehicle designed or adapted primarily for carrying more
than 10 persons, and requiring a special driver's licence.
Includes: coach
所谓公共汽车是指可搭乘 10 人以上的机动车辆 , 且需
包含 : 客车

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