What is the difference between Adapt and Adept and Adopt?




What is the difference between Adapt and Adept and Adopt? :


Adapt :

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1 ) Make something suitable for a new use, situation – modify something

The styles can be adapted to suit individual tastes.


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2 ) Alter or modify the text to suit television or stage

This story has been adapted for radio from English original.


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3 ) Become adjusted to new conditions

I adapted myself quickly to the new climates.



Adept : (adjective)

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1 ) Expert or skilled in something

You are adept in telling lies.



Adept : (noun)

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1 ) Person who is skilled in something

He is an adept in carpentry.



Adopt :

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1 ) Take someone into one’s family especially as one’s child or heir

As he has no child of his own, he decided to adopt an orphane.


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2 ) Choose somebody as a candidate or representative

He has been adopted as congress candidate from New Delhi.


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3 ) Take over and have or use something as one’s own

They adopted our production methods.

Have you adopted a new style of dress?


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4 ) Approve – accept a report, recommendation

The government has adopted the committee’s suggestions to root out corruptions.











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