Definition of "adaptations" []

  • The act or process of adapting or the state of being adapted; adjustment (noun)
  • Something that is produced by adapting something else (noun)
  • Something that is changed or modified to suit new conditions or needs (noun)
  • An inherited or acquired modification in organisms that makes them better suited to survive and reproduce in a particular environment (noun)
  • The decreased response of a sense organ to a repeated or sustained stimulus (noun)
  • (in learning theory) the weakening of a response to a stimulus with repeated presentation of the stimulus without reinforcement; applied mainly to innate responses (noun)
  • Alteration to a dwelling to make it suitable for a disabled person, as by replacing steps with ramps (noun)
  • Plural form of adaptation. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "adaptations" in a sentence
  • "The artwork in the first two adaptations is amazing."
  • "Certain adaptations are required to cater to the rural masses; they have unique expectation and warrant changes in all four parameters of product, price, promotion and distribution."
  • "Another wonderful thing about adaptations is when you get a filmmaker who really loves the source material."