simple past tense and past participle of adopt
simple past tense and past participle of adapt
Taken by adoption; taken up as one's own; as, an adopted son, citizen, country, word.
Having been subject to an alteration or change to fit a different circumstance or medium.
‘That movie was an adapted novel.’;
acquired as your own by free choice;
‘my adopted state’; ‘an adoptive country’;
changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose;
‘seeds precisely adapted to the area’; ‘instructions altered to suit the children's different ages’;
having been taken into a specific relationship;
‘an adopted child’;