- The process or result of adapting or being adapted.
- A version of something that has been changed to suit a new purpose or situation.
Early 17th century: from latin adaptatio(n-), from adaptare "adjust" (see adapt).
- The plant's adaptation to the desert environment is remarkable.
- The film is an adaptation of the novel.
- The play is an adaptation of the classic story.
- The software is an adaptation of the original program.
- The building's adaptation to the new use is impressive.