Adjective "adaptive" definition and examples

(Adaptive may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


Characterized by or given to adaptation.
  1. 'It also features adaptive headlights that swivel with the direction of travel to illuminate the road ahead.'
  2. 'The adaptive skills are those daily living skills needed to live, work and play in the community.'
  3. 'The human immune system is a remarkably flexible and adaptive piece of technology.'

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1. serving or able to adapt; showing or contributing to adaptation: the adaptive coloring of a chameleon.

More examples(as adjective)

"organisations can be adaptive in orders."

"materials can be adaptive in senses."

"causallies can be adaptive in conditions."

"responses can be adaptive."

"cytoprotections can be adaptive."

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