Adaptation and Conversion


Adaptation noun - The act or process of changing something to fit a new use or situation.
Usage example: a careful adaptation of the book for the silver screen could take several years
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Synonyms for Adaptation

Conversion is a synonym for adaptation in converting topic. In some cases you can use "Conversion" instead a noun "Adaptation", when it comes to topics like act of adapting.


Conversion noun - A change in form, appearance, or use.
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Synonyms for Conversion

Adaptation is a synonym for conversion. You can use "Adaptation" instead a noun "Conversion".

How words are described

full full adaptation full conversion
best best adaptation best conversion
direct direct adaptation direct conversion
complete complete adaptation complete conversion
Other adjectives: original, proper, faithful, actual, successful, loose, bad, spiritual, early, later, fictional, official, subsequent, unofficial, different, recent, planned.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson Watson.The series is generally true to the Doyle stories, but is more of an Adaptation Distillation than a straight page-to-screen conversion.
  • Energy Absorption The Expanded Psionics Handbook introduces the power Energy Adaptation that coverts 10 energy damage into light, Radiant armor that does the same, and the power Energy Conversion that allows you to store and release the energy damage that it prevents.
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Adaptation & Conversion. N.p., 2016. Web. 27 Jun. 2022. <>.
Conversion or Adaptation. 2016. Accessed June 27, 2022.
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