Slavery, racism, sexism, and other forms of bigotry, subordination, and human rights abuse transform and adapt with the times.
It can help the most vulnerable to adapt to changes already under way.
Are both (or one) of the Democratic and Republican parties likely to stop evolving to adapt to contemporary political realities?
By the fall of 2007 we had a deal in place, with David to adapt.
“I think we need to adapt and change like all institutions,” Collens says.
This condition will soon be remedied as the rings become polished and adapt themselves to the contour of the cylinder.
He moves continually, because he must coordinate and adapt his mobility.
Marriage is such a risk, Ethel, but to marry without the courage to adapt oneself.
In other respects, endeavor to adapt your boxes to the character of your flowers.
Precisely what a species through thousands of generations of selection and survival might adapt itself to, is an open question.
early 15c. (implied in adapted) "to fit (something, for some purpose)," from Middle French adapter (14c.), from Latin adaptare "adjust," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + aptare "join," from aptus "fitted" (see apt). Meaning "to undergo modification so as to fit new circumstances" (intransitive) is from 1956. Related: Adapting.
A subset of APT.
[Sammet 1969, p. 606].