adapt vs. adopt – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Adapt

Definition:

make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

Examples:

Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country

VS.

Adopt

Definition:

choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; to take on

Examples:

he adopted an air of superiority

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