a‧dapt‧a‧ble [usually after noun]
The American Constitution has proved adaptable in changing political conditions.
The catfish is adaptable to a wide range of water conditions.
—adaptability noun [uncountable]WORD FOCUS: change
to change something: alter, adapt, adjust, amend, modify, revise, vary
to change a system or organization: restructure, reorganize, reform
to change something completely: transform, revolutionize
to change facts or information, or change what someone has said: twist, distort, misrepresent
easily changed: flexible, adaptable
impossible to change: fixed, final, irrevocable
➔ See also change