adopt

adopt

adopts

adopted

adopted

adopting

Verb
  • "In Swan Lake, a bewitched princess adopts the form of a swan."
  • "adopt a book for a screenplay"
  • "He adopted an air of superiority"
  • "I decided to adopt the idea too"
  • "The family was also authorized to adopt the name of Du Lys"
  • "Japan will adopt energy-saving technologies"
choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans

Synonymer

take up and practice as one's own

Synonymer

Synonymer

take into one's family
  • "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"

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