capable of being adapted.
able to adjust oneself readily to different conditions: an adaptable person.
- a·dapt·a·bil·i·ty [uh-dap-tuh-bil-i-tee], /əˌdæp təˈbɪl ɪ ti/, a·dapt·a·ble·ness, noun
- non·a·dapt·a·ble, adjective
- re·a·dapt·a·ble, adjective
- su·per·a·dapt·a·ble, adjective
- su·per·a·dapt·a·bly, adverb
- un·a·dapt·a·ble, adjective
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How to use adaptable in a sentence
Kawhi Leonard just might be the most complete, adaptable and technically precise basketball player in the world.
That desire includes scripted series but is especially suited to unscripted shows because the latter is more adaptable to the production uncertainty, according to producers.‘Covid-proof production’: TV networks, streamers seek out show formats that can adapt to another shooting shutdown | Tim Peterson | August 14, 2020 | Digiday
Seat counts will need to be reduced and should remain adaptable to increase or decrease depending on future social distancing rules.How can brick and mortar reinvent itself for an unknown future? | jakemeth | August 9, 2020 | Fortune
The rapid shifts in behavior in recent months have made the advantages of more adaptable systems clear.The pandemic has changed how criminals hide their cash—and AI tools are trying to sniff it out | Will Heaven | August 6, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Despite this, humans themselves are too numerous, widespread, and adaptable to be at serious risk of extinction any time soon.Evolution: Why It Seems to Have a Direction and What to Expect Next | Matthew Wills | June 10, 2020 | Singularity Hub
She thinks the brand is adaptable for people who believe in other forms of Christianity as well.Former Victoria’s Secret Model Kylie Bisutti Releases Christian Clothing Line, God Inspired Fashion | Misty White Sidell | August 7, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Holmes is the most adaptable of characters, having been portrayed by more actors than any other.‘Elementary’ vs. ‘Sherlock’: Why There’s Room for More Than One Holmes | Allen Barra | November 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Victorian hair, as Ofek shows, was a portable and endlessly adaptable property.
This is how America likes to think of itself: unconstrained by the past, generous, adaptable, pragmatic.
Sorghum happens to be extremely adaptable to its growing conditions, and it can thrive in drought-stricken areas.
The Negroes seemed to be more easily adaptable to hard, manual labor than the Indians or indentured white servants had been.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
Well brought up as you are, a southerner, alert and adaptable, you will quickly pick up the routine of the Boulevard.The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
Only large schooner or steam yachts, however, are adaptable for entertaining.The Complete Bachelor | Walter Germain
He became toughened and hardened and adaptable, able to live under the most trying circumstances.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe | John M. Tyler
The Celt was, if anything, a better “mixer” and more adaptable than even the Achæan.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe | John M. Tyler