Adapt A*dapt", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adapted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adapting}.] [L. adaptare; ad + aptare to fit; cf. F. adapter. See {Apt}, {Adept}.] To make suitable; to fit, or suit; to adjust; to alter so as to fit for a new use; -- sometimes followed by to or for. [1913 Webster]

For nature, always in the right, To your decays adapts my sight. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

Appeals adapted to his [man's] whole nature. --Angus. [1913 Webster]

Streets ill adapted for the residence of wealthy persons. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

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