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Meaning of word adopt from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

adopt   verb

Meaning : Choose and follow. As of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans.

Example : She followed the feminist movement.
The candidate espouses Republican ideals.

Synonyms : espouse, follow

Meaning : Take up and practice as one's own.

Synonyms : borrow, take over, take up

Meaning : Take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities.

Example : When will the new President assume office?.

Synonyms : assume, take on, take over

Meaning : Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect.

Example : His voice took on a sad tone.
The story took a new turn.
He adopted an air of superiority.
She assumed strange manners.
The gods assume human or animal form in these fables.

Synonyms : acquire, assume, take, take on

Meaning : Take into one's family.

Example : They adopted two children from Nicaragua.

Synonyms : take in

किसी को अपनी संतान न होने पर भी शास्त्र या विधि के अनुसार अपनी संतान बना लेना।

वह एक अनाथ बच्ची को गोद ले रहा है।
गोद लेना, दत्तक लेना

Meaning : Put into dramatic form.

Example : Adopt a book for a screenplay.

Synonyms : dramatise, dramatize

Meaning : Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own.

Example : She embraced Catholicism.
They adopted the Jewish faith.

Synonyms : embrace, espouse, sweep up


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