adaptar


adaptar
v.
1 to adapt.
un modelo adaptado a condiciones desérticas a model adapted to suit desert conditions
María adaptó el programa a su casa Mary adapted the program to her house.
Ricardo adaptó el computador Richard adapted=ported his computer.
2 to adapt (libro, obra de teatro).
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adaptar
verbo transitivo
1 (acomodar) to adapt
2 (ajustar) to adjust, fit
verbo pronominal adaptarse
1 (persona) to adapt oneself (a, to); (cosa) to fit, adjust
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verb
1) to adapt
2) adjust
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1. VT
1) (=acomodar) to adapt; (=encajar) to fit, make suitable (para for)
(=ajustar) to adjust
2) (Inform) to convert (para to)
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo <cortinas/vestido> to alter; <habitación> to convert; <pieza/motor> to adapt; (Inf) to convert

adaptó la obra al or para el cine — he adapted the play for the screen

2.
adaptarse v pron to adapt

adaptarse a algo/+ inf — to adapt to something/-ing

un coche que se adapta a cualquier terreno — a car which is well suited to any terrain

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= adapt, customise [customize, -USA], gear (to/toward(s)/for), make + amenable, pitch, bend, fit together, tune, arrange, retrofit, scale, tweak, muck around/about, key + Nombre + to.
Ex. Order forms A and B can be adapted for local use.
Ex. The system has to be customised to suit any specific application so that it suits the demands of the microcomputer with which it is being used.
Ex. Most of the main subject headings lists are geared to the alphabetical subject approach found in dictionary catalogues.
Ex. This flexibility represents an attempt to make the code amenable to use in a variety of different library environments.
Ex. Thus pitching instructions at the right level can be difficult.
Ex. Each cluster or niche of interests in the end user field will have specific individual needs and innovations will bend information technology to meet them.
Ex. The narrative may be unfamiliar in its structure so that they are unsure about the way different elements of the story fit together.
Ex. Just as delivery must be tuned to suit the kind of material chosen, so must the language used to tell a story.
Ex. A vocal score is a score showing all vocal parts, with accompaniment, if any, arranged for keyboard instrument.
Ex. This model is attractive both for 'retrofitting' existing software as well as providing flexibility to new systems.
Ex. To produce a statewide estimate, this framework would need to be scaled to accommodate all public libraries in a particular state.
Ex. This book offers strategies for high school teachers that provide tools for creating, repairing, and tweaking all the discernible components of teaching.
Ex. I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
Ex. The case study found that children do have the ability to use a classification scheme that is keyed to their developmental level.
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* adaptar a la música = set to + music.
* adaptar a las necesidades de = tailor to + the needs of, gear to + the needs of.
* adaptar a las preferencias de Uno = suit + Posesivo + own preferences.
* adaptar al cine = adapt to + the screen.
* adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
* adaptar a una exigencia = tailor to + requirement.
* adaptar a una necesidad = time to + need, suit + requirement.
* adaptar para la pantalla = adapt to + the screen.
* adaptarse = come to + terms with, morph.
* adaptarse a = accommodate, comport with, attune to.
* adaptarse a las circunstancias = suit + circumstances.
* adaptarse al cambio = accommodate to + change, adapt to + change.
* adaptarse al entorno = adjust to + environment.
* adaptarse a los cambios = flow with + the tides.
* adaptarse a los tiempos = change with + the times, move with + the times, keep up with + the times, adapt to + the times.
* adaptarse a una aplicación = suit + application.
* adaptarse a una función = step up to + role.
* adaptarse a una innovación = meet + development.
* adaptarse a una necesidad = suit + need.
* adaptarse a un formato = meet + format.
* adaptarse a un interés = accommodate + interest.
* capaz de adaptarse y superar adversidades = resilient.
* modificar y adaptar = repackage [re-package], repack.
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1.
verbo transitivo <cortinas/vestido> to alter; <habitación> to convert; <pieza/motor> to adapt; (Inf) to convert

adaptó la obra al or para el cine — he adapted the play for the screen

2.
adaptarse v pron to adapt

adaptarse a algo/+ inf — to adapt to something/-ing

un coche que se adapta a cualquier terreno — a car which is well suited to any terrain

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= adapt, customise [customize, -USA], gear (to/toward(s)/for), make + amenable, pitch, bend, fit together, tune, arrange, retrofit, scale, tweak, muck around/about, key + Nombre + to.

Ex: Order forms A and B can be adapted for local use.

Ex: The system has to be customised to suit any specific application so that it suits the demands of the microcomputer with which it is being used.
Ex: Most of the main subject headings lists are geared to the alphabetical subject approach found in dictionary catalogues.
Ex: This flexibility represents an attempt to make the code amenable to use in a variety of different library environments.
Ex: Thus pitching instructions at the right level can be difficult.
Ex: Each cluster or niche of interests in the end user field will have specific individual needs and innovations will bend information technology to meet them.
Ex: The narrative may be unfamiliar in its structure so that they are unsure about the way different elements of the story fit together.
Ex: Just as delivery must be tuned to suit the kind of material chosen, so must the language used to tell a story.
Ex: A vocal score is a score showing all vocal parts, with accompaniment, if any, arranged for keyboard instrument.
Ex: This model is attractive both for 'retrofitting' existing software as well as providing flexibility to new systems.
Ex: To produce a statewide estimate, this framework would need to be scaled to accommodate all public libraries in a particular state.
Ex: This book offers strategies for high school teachers that provide tools for creating, repairing, and tweaking all the discernible components of teaching.
Ex: I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
Ex: The case study found that children do have the ability to use a classification scheme that is keyed to their developmental level.
* adaptar a la música = set to + music.
* adaptar a las necesidades de = tailor to + the needs of, gear to + the needs of.
* adaptar a las preferencias de Uno = suit + Posesivo + own preferences.
* adaptar al cine = adapt to + the screen.
* adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
* adaptar a una exigencia = tailor to + requirement.
* adaptar a una necesidad = time to + need, suit + requirement.
* adaptar para la pantalla = adapt to + the screen.
* adaptarse = come to + terms with, morph.
* adaptarse a = accommodate, comport with, attune to.
* adaptarse a las circunstancias = suit + circumstances.
* adaptarse al cambio = accommodate to + change, adapt to + change.
* adaptarse al entorno = adjust to + environment.
* adaptarse a los cambios = flow with + the tides.
* adaptarse a los tiempos = change with + the times, move with + the times, keep up with + the times, adapt to + the times.
* adaptarse a una aplicación = suit + application.
* adaptarse a una función = step up to + role.
* adaptarse a una innovación = meet + development.
* adaptarse a una necesidad = suit + need.
* adaptarse a un formato = meet + format.
* adaptarse a un interés = accommodate + interest.
* capaz de adaptarse y superar adversidades = resilient.
* modificar y adaptar = repackage [re-package], repack.

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adaptar [A1 ]
vt
1 ‹cortinas/vestido› to alter; ‹habitación› to convert; ‹pieza/motor› to adapt
adaptaron el dormitorio para usarlo como aula the bedroom was converted into a classroom o for use as a classroom
adaptó la obra al or para el cine he adapted the play for the screen
2 (Inf) to convert
adaptarse
v pron
to adapt adaptar A algo/ + INF to adapt TO sth/ -ING
hay que saber adaptarse a las circunstancias you have to learn to adapt to circumstances
un coche que se adapta a cualquier terreno a car which is well suited to any terrain
no se adapta a vivir sola she can't adapt to living alone
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adaptar (conjugate adaptar) verbo transitivocortinas/vestidoto alter;
habitaciónto convert;
pieza/motorto adapt;
obra/novelato adapt;
(Inf) to convert
adaptarse verbo pronominal
to adapt;
adaptarse a algo/hacer algo to adapt to sth/doing sth;
un coche que se adapta a cualquier terreno a car which is well suited to any terrain

adaptar verbo transitivo
1 to adapt: esa obra de teatro fue adaptada al cine, this play was adapted for the screen
2 (ajustar) to adjust

'adaptar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
acomodar
- escenificar
English:
adapt
- gear
- suit
- tailor
- customize
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adaptar
vt
1. [modificar]
un modelo adaptado a condiciones desérticas a model adapted to suit desert conditions;
el edificio no ha sido aún adaptado a su nueva función the building still hasn't been modified to suit its new function
2. [libro, obra de teatro] to adapt (a for);
adaptó la novela al cine she adapted the novel for film o the screen
See also the pronominal verb adaptarse
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adaptar
v/t adapt
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adaptar vt
1) modificar: to adapt
2) : to adjust, to fit
See also the reflexive verb adaptarse
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adaptar vb (acomodar) to adapt
adaptó su novela al cine he adapted his novel for the cinema

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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