Translation of adapt in Spanish:


adaptar, v.

Pronunciation /əˈdæpt/ /əˈdapt/

transitive verb

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    the seat can be adapted to fit any car el asiento se adapta a cualquier modelo de coche
    • to adapt a novel/play for television adaptar una novela/obra para la televisión
    • we adapt our methods to the students' needs adaptamos nuestros métodos a las necesidades de los alumnos
    • to adapt oneself adaptarse
    • Individual countries can no longer adapt monetary policy to suit their particular economic situation.
    • An existing in-house induction programme was adapted for the company's overseas staff.
    • In the current investigation, a number of existing measures were adapted for use.
    • The building's original gymnasium space and kitchens were adapted for Church use.
    • The minibuses are specially adapted for wheelchair users and the timescale to obtain a replacement is four to six months.
    • Many of them flourish in a broad range of habitats, and nearly all of them are adapted for wide dispersal.
    • The long claws, strong leg and shoulder muscles of these bears are well adapted for digging dens and food.
    • Before the internal combustion engine was adapted for use in fishing boats, human strength was the only means of conquering the seas.
    • I also reserve the right to modify and adapt elements of the winning design both now and in the future.
    • In modern Africa large oil drums are often adapted for the purpose.
    • She then adapts the design to suit the individual.
    • Birds use them for flight, and they are exquisitely adapted for flight in their subtlest details.
    • We use a unique approach to training, adapting our delivery to suit individual groups.
    • We will make these available in a format that you can download, so you can modify or adapt them as needed.
    • Indeed, the procedures and trappings of the hunt were adapted for military purposes.
    • The first pair were adapted for feeding, the next four were walking legs, and the most posterior pair formed large swimming paddles.
    • The ability to adapt organisational culture to suit individual needs takes many shapes and forms.
    • After several years of tests, they are now modifying and adapting the system to their individual enterprises.
    • But, for a historian, he seems incredibly obtuse about the process of historical change, particularly the way each culture adapts ideas to suit its own purposes.
    • Computer manufacturers routinely gave machines to schools at a discount or without cost, but adapting them to educational purposes proved difficult.

intransitive verb

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    to adapt to sth/-ing adaptarse a algo/+ inf
    • If one is to enjoy any return on the investment, one must be smart, work diligently and adapt to local conditions.
    • They adapt to the conditions here, the climate, the training, the food.
    • It is willing to adapt to new world conditions, and to absorb new technologies and investments.
    • These archetypes defy history and adapt to local conditions in order to live on.
    • As the game went on they did adapt to the conditions and raised their game accordingly but to no avail.
    • A decent game of football was never likely as both teams struggled to adapt to the atrocious conditions.
    • Without this the species would be unable to adapt to changing conditions and would eventually perish.
    • TS Moorhouse blamed part of the problem on motorists who failed to adapt to the conditions.
    • Being able to adapt to any hill conditions or terrain is what makes good skiers great.
    • Unless batsmen have a plan worked out in their minds and adapt to the conditions they're playing in, they will make lots of mistakes.
    • Some of these individuals might be at an advantage over their predecessors, because they might be more able to adapt to new conditions.
    • Therefore, it is important to understand the mechanisms that plants use to adapt to water-limited conditions.
    • Even die-hard manufacturing experts believe that British industry needs to adapt to the new conditions.
    • These must be understood so plans can evolve and adapt to different conditions.
    • If this happens, it would be crucial that species could adapt to the new conditions.
    • That's why I had to adjust my game and adapt to the team I was with, so with that I just became a shooter.
    • There is a good deal in this case and other writings about the need for the law to adapt to modern social conditions.
    • If that's the case, then what they need to learn to do is figure out a way to adapt to this change in market conditions.
    • They were able to adapt to whatever the political situations or life conditions demanded.
    • He should've adapted to us rather than trying to make us adapt to him.