Definition of adaptation:
readjustment, arrangement, version, rendering, accommodation, acclimatization, variant, registration, interlingual rendition, fitting, correspondence, agreement, adoption, acclimation, allowance, interpretation, translation, reading, evolution, conformation, compliance, edition, adaption, adjustment.
- change (part of speech: noun)
- conversion (part of speech: noun)
It is an acute remark of Mr. G. K. Chesterton's, that many plays nowadays turn on problems of marriage: which subject is one for slow years of adjustment, patience, adaptation, endeavor; while the drama requires quick decisions, bouleversements, etc.- "The Psychology of Beauty", Ethel D. Puffer.
From the Southern point of view none of this legislation was regarded as a restriction of Negro rights but as a wide extension to the Negro of rights never before possessed, an adaptation of the white man's laws to his peculiar case.- "The Sequel of Appomattox A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States, Volume 32 In The Chronicles Of America Series", Walter Lynwood Fleming.
- "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.