- Able to adjust to new conditions.
- Able to learn and improve performance based on experience.
From latin adaptare "to fit, adjust".
- The company's adaptive approach to changing market conditions has been key to its success.
- An adaptive system can change its behavior based on the input it receives.
- The plant is adaptive to different weather conditions.
- Adaptive learning technology adjusts the curriculum to the student's level of understanding.
- Her adaptive attitude helped her to survive in the wilderness.