Adapt is a synonym of modify.
As verbs the difference between modify and adapt
is that modify
is to make partial changes to while adapt
is to make suitable; to make to correspond; to fit or suit; to proportion.
As a adjective adapt is
adapted; fit; suited; suitable.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To make partial changes to.
To be or become modified.
* adapt, alter, amend, revamp, rework
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)