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adaptable

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

First recorded in 1790–1800; adapt + -able
Related formsa·dapt·a·bil·i·ty, a·dapt·a·ble·ness, nounnon·a·dapt·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·a·dapt·a·ble, adjectivenon·a·dapt·a·ble·ness, nounre·a·dapt·a·bil·i·ty, nounre·a·dapt·a·ble, adjectivesu·per·a·dapt·a·ble, adjectivesu·per·a·dapt·a·ble·ness, nounsu·per·a·dapt·a·bly, adverbun·a·dapt·a·ble, adjectiveun·a·dapt·a·ble·ness, noun
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Word Origin and History for non-adaptable

adaptable

adj.

1800, from adapt + -able.

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