Definitions and samples

  • adapt (v.) to adjust to the circumstances; to make suitable


- They adapt to the conditions here, the climate, the training, the food.

  • qualify (v.) become fit; show that you are able


- they do not qualify for compensation payments

  • polite (adj.) having good manners; behaving in a way that is socially approved


- Most of the kids were too polite to tell it to their parents, but it was evident in their behavior.

  • tangible (adj.) able to be touched, solid


- I am very satisfied with what we have done and can really see some clear and tangible results.

  • ambiguous (adj.) unclear in meaning


- The meaning of his words was very ambiguous.