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adapt something to something

to convert something to fit or work with something else. We converted our furnace to natural gas.
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adapt to something

to adapt or get used to someone or something. Please try to adapt to our routine.
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adapt to

v.
1. To alter something so that it is better suited to something else: The immigrants adapted their recipes to the ingredients that were available in their new country.
2. To change in order to be better suited to something: At first, I didn't like the new school, but I quickly adapted to the way things were done there and was soon very happy.
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Students revealed the implications of changing group members to be (a) that one needed to accept, value, and adapt to new group members, (b) that communication was a key element in a change-based environment and brainstorming, debating, listening, negotiating, collaborating, and compromising were required, (c) that leadership was needed to guide the group through issues that arose due to change, and (d) that change had an impact on available time.
They are complex entities requiring an ability to adapt to change over time.
Runners vary greatly in how long it takes to recover from and adapt to a workout.
Until now, with rare exceptions, evolutionary biologists have relied on lab experiments to demonstrate how plants and animals physically adapt to new environments.
Borders of monocultural, ethnocentric-based zones have disintegrated; international companies have been forced to adapt to customs and practices of local governments.
Common wisdom among paleontologists holds that although plants and animals can adapt to their environments to avoid extinction in normal times, survival during mass extinctions --caused by floods, volcanoes or other catastrophes-- may be just a matter of luck.
As a leading provider of integrated enterprise and eBusiness software exclusively for midmarket companies, Epicor has signed an agreement to resell ADAPT to its PFW customers.
To meet these objectives, the new architecture should be modular so it can easily adapt to rapidly changing and growing storage environments and offer a completely intuitive interface that eliminates human errors and ensures the integrity of backup and restore processes.
We designed DART Adapt to enable publishers to improve campaign performance for their premium advertisers while generating more revenue from their ad inventory," said Brad Bender, vice president of Optimization Solutions for DoubleClick.
Software can be very effective at automating repetitive tasks, but is often too rigid to handle exceptions or readily adapt to new business requirements.
The IP CAS' ability to adapt to the most robust network architectures and Latens' proactive approach to security were cited as key reasons for the selection.
Customers have told us that they want their Web application firewall to adapt to their network and not their network to have to adapt to a firewall," said Alan Norquist, vice president of marketing for Imperva.
Rather than have the packaging line adapt to fit the bagger, we are getting better results by adapting the bagger to the unique requirements of an individual packaging line," Groff added.
Executing on its strategy of delivering professional user interface devices and software, 3Dconnexion(R), a Logitech(R) (SWX:LOGN) (Nasdaq:LOGI) company, today announced the SpacePilot(TM) intelligent motion controller, the first 3D motion controller that can sense and adapt to the user's application and workflow.