As verbs the difference between adapt and adjusting
is that adapt
is to make suitable; to make to correspond; to fit or suit; to proportion while adjusting
is present participle of lang=en.
As an adjective adapt
is adapted; fit; suited; suitable.
As a noun adjusting is
To make suitable; to make to correspond; to fit or suit; to proportion.
To fit by alteration; to modify or remodel for a different purpose; to adjust: as, to adapt a story or a foreign play for the stage; to adapt an old machine to a new manufacture.
To make by altering or fitting something else; to produce by change of form or character: as, to bring out a play adapted from the French; a word of an adapted form.
To change oneself so as to be adapted.
- They could not adapt to the new climate and so perished.
Adapted; fit; suited; suitable.
- (Jonathan Swift)
* 1919 , The Cornell Countryman (volumes 17-18, page 264)
- The big economic shiftings and adjustings pinch us now and then; and we shall save energy if we adapt ourselves forthwith, without reviling the rest of the family.