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Adaptable is a member of the word family adapt, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the adjective adaptable

What does adaptable mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more adaptable / most adaptable

  1. capable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use

Alternative definition of the adjective adaptable


  1. Capable of adapting or of being adapted.

Definition of the noun adaptable

What does adaptable mean as a name of something?

Specialised definition of the noun adaptable

Glossary of sports

able to adjust easily to a new environment or different conditions (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

capable of being modified to suit different conditions or a different purpose (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


  1. Adaptable is a breed temperament.
  2. Adaptable: Adjusting readily to different conditions.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adaptable

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Google previewReSearch (2017)

A Career Guide for Scientists by Teresa M. Evans, Natalie Lundsteen, Nathan L. Vanderford

Being adaptable means that you have the ability to learn from your own experiences. Furthermore, the goal is not just to learn but to improve as a result. Another way to recover quickly from job search difficulties is to build your resiliency.

Google previewStep Up and Lead (2013)

by Frank Viscuso

Summary Being adaptable means you are able to adjust quickly to rapidly changing conditions. This trait is paramount for all firefighters because situations escalate quickly on the fireground. A "routine" fire can turn into a life-threatening ...

Google previewHow to Use the Unwritten Rules of Success to Build Your Dream Career (2011)

by Sean Terry

Being adaptable means solving problems on your own. 2. Training for differentcareers makesyou adaptable. 3. When tested at a new job, you should quit and move on. 4. Attitude canbe the most important factor in adaptability.

Google previewHuman Factors in the Built Environment (2013)

by Linda L. Nussbaumer

Being adaptable also means there are options (e.g., choice of entrances rather than only one for someone in a wheelchair). necessary to understand the barriers experienced by people with learning 104 PART TWO: HUMAN FACTORS AND ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction (2005)

by Ghaoui, Claude

Adaptable. and. Adaptive. Web-Based. Centro de Profesores y Recursos de Albacete, Spain A. 8...

Usually, when speaking of adaptive Web-based educational systems, we refer also to adaptable systems. Nevertheless, these terms are not ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology (2014)

Disease index Water quality index Infiltration index Irrigation Crop factor Water factor Soil factor Human factor Adaptable irrigation system in order of preference Density index Growth type index Availability index Slope index Trainingindex ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Entomology (2007)

by Paras Nath

Euryhaline: Usually aquatic organisms adaptable to a wide range of salinity. The opposite is stenohaline. Euryhygric: Organisms adaptable to a wide range of atmospheric humidity. The opposite is stenohygric. Eurythermal: Organisms ...

Google previewDrake's Electrical Dictionary ... (1915)

by Paul Emilius Lowe

An armature-winding adaptable to service in a bipolar field. Bipo Armature- Winding. — An armature-winding adaptable to service in a bipolar field. Bipolar Generator. — A dynamo-electric machine having two poles. Bipolar Magnetic Field.

Google previewThe Phonographic Dictionary (1892)

Containing the Reporting Outlines for Upward of Thirty Thousand Words ... by Benn Pitman, Jerome Bird Howard

и MS Adamant Adamantine Adama Adapt Adaptability Adaptable Adaptable ness Adaptation.

Google previewGuns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law, 2nd Edition [3 volumes] (2012)

An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law by Gregg Lee Carter

of the GCA, requires the secretary of the treasury to authorize the importation of a firearm if it is “generally recognized as particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes.

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Small photo of Coco (Indian Spitz Male). The Indian Spitz is an extremely bright and active dog breed. It is adaptable to living in a small apartment, but it can also thrive in a large farmhouse with equal ease.Small photo of A Galah, a pink and grey coloured cockatoo, photographed in the forests of South Western Australia. Found in most areas of Australia, they are a highly intelligent, social and adaptable parrot.Small photo of Berlin, Germany - February 22, 2018: Hitler's Feast by Rosella Postorino at Books at Berlinale Co-Production Market, where film producers discover new literary works adaptable to the screenSmall photo of The tree was born and grew on a rock. Concept Even in the wrong environment it must be tolerant and adaptable.Small photo of ADAPTABLE word made with building blocksSmall photo of The tree was born and grew on a rock. Even in the wrong environment it must be tolerant and adaptable.Small photo of ADAPTABLE text write at notepad in wooden background. More...

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I'm an adaptable nomad. I love Paris, I've been living in Los Angeles and New York since 1990. I love London, too. My roots are inside of me. (Julie Delpy)
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Scrabble value of A1D2A1P3T1A1B3L1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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