adjective \ə-ˈdap-tə-bəl, a-\

: able to change or be changed in order to fit or work better in some situation or for some purpose : able to adapt or be adapted

Full Definition of ADAPTABLE

:  capable of being or becoming adapted
adapt·abil·i·ty \-ˌdap-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of ADAPTABLE

  1. an adaptable tool that combines a screwdriver, a corkscrew, and pliers
  2. <an activities director who's adaptable to any kind of situation>

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