Adopt VS Adapt


When you are adjusting or modifying something to make it more suitable for a specific situation, then it is Adapt.

When you accept something as your own, it is known as adopt. 


Verb type

Adapt - Transitive & Intransitive verbs.

Adopt - Transitive verbs.


Hercules & Elizabeth wants to adopt a child from France.

I adapted myself to the new work environment very quickly.

Synonyms of Adapt

1. Acclimatize 2. Tailor 3. Customize

Synonyms of Adopt

1. Embrace 2. Take on