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adapt
used in Of Human Bondage

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1  —1 use as in:
adapted to the new rules
Definition
changed to fit a different situation; or made suitable
  • But she had never been used to the management of money, and was unable to adapt her expenditure to her altered circumstances.
    3-4 — Chapters 3-4 (22% in)

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  • Lynn and Sedley received fashion papers from Paris once a week and adapted the costumes illustrated in them to the needs of their customers.
    107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (4% in)
  • He saw that nothing was good and nothing was evil; things were merely adapted to an end.
    53-54 — Chapters 53-54 (34% in)
  • He remembered some of the costumes he had seen in Paris, and he adapted one of them, getting his effect from a combination of violent, unusual colours.
    107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (21% in)

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