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One entry found for adapt.
Main Entry: adapt
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystressdapt
Function: verb
Etymology: from French adapter and Latin adaptare, both meaning "to adapt," from Latin ad- "to" and aptus "apt, fit" --related to APT
: to make or become suitable; especially : to change so as to fit a new or specific use or situation <adapt to life in a new school> <adapt the novel for children>
- adapt·abil·i·ty /-secondarystressdap-tschwa-primarystressbil-schwat-emacron/ noun
- adapt·able /-primarystressdap-tschwa-bschwal/ adjective

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