Definition for adaptable

adjective as in able or willing to change

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Example Sentences

Kawhi Leonard just might be the most complete, adaptable and technically precise basketball player in the world.

That desire includes scripted series but is especially suited to unscripted shows because the latter is more adaptable to the production uncertainty, according to producers.

From Digiday

Seat counts will need to be reduced and should remain adaptable to increase or decrease depending on future social distancing rules.

From Fortune

The rapid shifts in behavior in recent months have made the advantages of more adaptable systems clear.

Despite this, humans themselves are too numerous, widespread, and adaptable to be at serious risk of extinction any time soon.

She thinks the brand is adaptable for people who believe in other forms of Christianity as well.

Holmes is the most adaptable of characters, having been portrayed by more actors than any other.

Victorian hair, as Ofek shows, was a portable and endlessly adaptable property.

This is how America likes to think of itself: unconstrained by the past, generous, adaptable, pragmatic.

Sorghum happens to be extremely adaptable to its growing conditions, and it can thrive in drought-stricken areas.

The Negroes seemed to be more easily adaptable to hard, manual labor than the Indians or indentured white servants had been.

Well brought up as you are, a southerner, alert and adaptable, you will quickly pick up the routine of the Boulevard.

Only large schooner or steam yachts, however, are adaptable for entertaining.

He became toughened and hardened and adaptable, able to live under the most trying circumstances.

The Celt was, if anything, a better “mixer” and more adaptable than even the Achæan.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adaptable, such as: compliant, flexible, malleable, resilient, versatile, and adjustable.

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