adaptable

[uh-dap-tuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
capable of being adapted.
2.
able to adjust oneself readily to different conditions: an adaptable person.

Origin:
1790–1800; adapt + -able

adaptability, adaptableness, noun
nonadaptability, noun
nonadaptable, adjective
nonadaptableness, noun
readaptability, noun
readaptable, adjective
superadaptable, adjective
superadaptableness, noun
superadaptably, adverb
unadaptable, adjective
unadaptableness, noun
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adapt (əˈdæpt)
 
vb
1.  (often foll by to) to adjust (someone or something, esp oneself) to different conditions, a new environment, etc
2.  (tr) to fit, change, or modify to suit a new or different purpose: to adapt a play for use in schools
 
[C17: from Latin adaptāre, from ad- to + aptāre to fit, from aptusapt]
 
a'daptable
 
adj
 
adapta'bility
 
n
 
a'daptableness
 
n
 
a'daptive
 
adj

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Example sentences
Their adaptability even allows them to thrive in cities.
He has taken the varieties farmers selected for their adaptability and
  determined which of them promise the best yield.
Supreme adaptability helped crocs survive many global extinctions, including
  the one that killed off dinosaurs.
It was their degree of adaptability to changed conditions.
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