English dictionary definition of:

adopt


Verb

  • take into one's family
  • take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
  • take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
  • put into dramatic form
  • take up and practice as one's own
  • choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
  • take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities

Thesaurus

acquire assume borrow dramatise British English spelling dramatize American English spelling embrace espouse follow take

Scrabble score for adopt


Scrabble score = 8

generated at 10:52:04 on 15-10-19

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