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adopt

synonym (synonym of adopt)

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

hypernym (adopt IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans (verb.possession)
    pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives (verb.cognition)
     
  • put into dramatic form (verb.creation)
    produce a literary work (verb.creation)
     
  • take into one's family (verb.change)
    take into one's possession (verb.possession)
     
  • take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect (verb.change)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     
  • take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities (verb.social)
    assume an office, duty, or title (verb.social)
     
  • take up and practice as one's own (verb.possession)
    receive willingly something given or offered (verb.possession)
     
  • take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own (verb.cognition)
    consider or hold as true (verb.cognition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF adopt relation)

  • choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans (verb.possession)
    be a devoted follower or supporter (verb.stative)
     
  • take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect (verb.change)
    take on again, as after a time lapse (verb.change)
     
  • take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities (verb.social)
    assume anew (verb.social)
     
  • take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own (verb.cognition)
    adopt (verb.cognition)
     

verb group (adopt is verb group of ....)

  • choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans (verb.possession)
    act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes (verb.social)
     

derivation (.... is derived from adopt)

  • (noun.act)
    the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a group of followers or enthusiasts (noun.group)
     
  • put into dramatic form (verb.creation)
    a dramatic representation (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the literary genre of works intended for the theater (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who writes plays (noun.person)
     
  • take into one's family (verb.change)
    a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belongin more.. (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone (such as a child) who has been adopted (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who adopts a child of other parents as his or her own child (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    suitable or eligible for adoption (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    of parents and children; related by adoption (adj.all)
     
  • take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities (verb.social)
    the act of taking possession of or power over something (noun.act)
     
  • take up and practice as one's own (verb.possession)
    acquired as your own by free choice (adj.all)
     
  • take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own (verb.cognition)
    the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a close affectionate and protective acceptance (noun.act)
     

domain category (adopt is domain category of ....)

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