Meaning: changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose; "seeds precisely adapted to the area"; "instructions altered to suit the children's different ages"
ADAPTED BY E. NESBIT
ADAPTED BY JOSEPH JACOBS
It is especially adapted to the application of power.
"Their descendants are still there, completely adapted to the environment.
Apis, hom[oe]opathically prepared, is better adapted to such an end than honey.
In a wonderfully short time he had adapted himself to the new conditions of life.
The shape of the external ear, or rather cartilaginous portion, is admirably adapted to intercept sounds.
The narrow peninsula between the James and York Rivers had topographical features well adapted to defense.
I am convinced that Mr. Micawber, giving his mind to a profession so adapted to his fertile resources, and his flow of language, must distinguish himself.
Indeed, it is an amusement peculiarly adapted to the mild and highly-cultivated scenery of England, where every roughness has been softened away from the landscape.