Definition of adapt:
lodge, accustom, conform, reconcile, admit, readjust, accommodate, oblige, fit, correct, fashion, acclimatize, acclimate, tailor, aline, hold, suit, line up, study at, square, acclimatize, conciliate, align, adjust.
- change (part of speech: verb)
- convert (part of speech: verb)
The conclusion that came to him after about six seconds of deliberation was not well defined, but it indicated that if almost any young man had had in his house- actually living with him and taking part in his household affairs- an unusually handsome young woman, who, not only by her appearance, but by her gentle and thoughtful desire to adapt herself to the tastes and circumstances of himself and his sister, seemed to belong in the place into which she had so suddenly dropped, that young man would naturally want to see that young woman just as soon as he could.- "The Girl at Cobhurst", Frank Richard Stockton.
- "The Mother and Her Child", William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler.
His talk of sacrifice made her desire to give up things also, to give up her will to him; but the persuasion that it was good for him to throw off his absorption, to adapt his life to the common rule and live more like other men, held her mute.- "The Stronger Influence", F.E. Mills Young.