which will make appropriate to fit or fit to adjust to alter so as to fit for a new use occasionally followed by to and for
- Fitted suited
- make fit for, or change to fit a unique purpose
- adapt or adjust yourself to brand new or different circumstances
- Fitted; appropriate.
- which will make suitable; to fit, or suit; to modify; to change therefore regarding complement an innovative new usage; -- occasionally followed by to and for.
early 15c. (implied in adjusted) "to match (something, for many function)," from center French adapter (14c.), from Latin adaptare "adjust," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + aptare "join," from aptus "fitted" (see apt). Indicating "to endure modification in order to fit brand-new circumstances" (intransitive) is from 1956. Relevant: Adapting.
(a.) Fitted; matched.
- (v. t.) To help make appropriate; to fit, or suit; to adjust; to improve to be able to complement an innovative new usage; -- sometimes followed by to or for.
She took a moment to adapt to the new glimmers of energy in the room before changing into warmer clothes and her heavy coat.