adapt [ə'dæpt] ad=to
to change something to suit different conditions or uses
to become familiar with a new situation
suitable or right for a particular situation
to adapt a film from a novel
I suggested he should adapt himself to his new conditions.
She has not yet adapted to the climate.
having a natural ability to do something that needs skill
good at doing something that is quite difficult
He is an adept mechanic.
She is adept at cooking.
to choose or take as your own
to accept or start to use something new
to take another person's child into your own family and legally look after him or her as your own child
After much deliberation, the president decided to adopt her suggestion.
Mr. Kern adopted the orphan as his own son.
The agenda was adopted after some discussion.
enough in quantity, or good enough in quality, for a particular purpose or need
fairly good but not excellent
Martin decided that he had no adequate proof.
He sought for an adequate solution to the problem.
She proved adequate to the job.
That hotel is merely adequate.
I could see that my wife was _____ having that fur coat, whether I approved of it or not.
I suggested he should _____ himself to his new conditions.
If people feel hopeless, they don't bother to _____ the skills they need to succeed.
My camera can be _____ to take pictures in cloudy or sunny conditions.