HyperDic: adaptable

English > 1 sense of the word adaptable:
ADJECTIVEalladaptablecapable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use
adaptable > pronunciation
Soundsahdae'ptahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > adaptable: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningcapable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use.
Examples
  • "to succeed one must be adaptable"
  • "the frame was adaptable to cloth bolts of different widths"
Narroweradjustablecapable of being changed so as to match or fit
all-mainsUsed of a radio receiver that is adaptable to all voltages
convertibledesigned to be changed from one use or form to another
elastic, flexible, pliable, pliantable to adjust readily to different conditions
filmable(used of a story or literary work) capable of being adapted to motion picture form
universalAdapted to various purposes, sizes, forms, operations
variable(used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied
Oppositeunadaptablenot adaptable
Spanishadaptable
Catalanadaptable
Nounsadaptabilitythe ability to change (or be changed) to fit changed circumstances
Verbsadaptmake fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
adaptadapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions

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