adapt-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: change or conform to fit new or different conditions

Mammals have successfully adapted to and colonized a wide variety of habitats.
I've adapted my favorite cake recipes for this high altitude.
He adapted the concept of the ballpoint pen to create the roll-on deodorant.

VerbNet: adjust-26.9
FrameNet: Adjusting
PropBank: adapt.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2