1 accept, appropriate, approve, assume, choose, embrace, endorse, espouse, follow, maintain, ratify, select, support, take on, take over, take up
2 foster, take in
1 abandon, abnegate, cast aside, cast off, disavow, disclaim, disown, forswear, give up, reject, renounce, repudiate, spurn, wash one's hands of
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adopt ( adopts 3rd person present) ( adopting present participle) ( adopted past tense & past participle )
1 verb If you adopt a new attitude, plan, or way of behaving, you begin to have it.
Parliament adopted a resolution calling for the complete withdrawal of troops... V n
...the adoption of Japanese management practices by British manufacturing.
2 verb If you adopt someone else's child, you take it into your own family and make it legally your son or daughter.
There are hundreds of people desperate to adopt a child... V n
The adopted child has the right to see his birth certificate. V-ed, Also V
adopter ( adopters plural) n-count
A social worker is appointed to interview the prospective adopters.
adoption ( adoptions plural) n-var
They gave their babies up for adoption...
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