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Synonyms and Antonyms of adoption

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adoption

synonym (synonym of adoption)

  • (noun.act)
    the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source (noun.act)
     

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

  • a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit) (noun.act)
    (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked (noun.act)
     
  • the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception (noun.act)
    the formal act of approving (noun.act)
     
  • the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source (noun.act)
    a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner (noun.act)
     

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

  • the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception (noun.act)
    a close affectionate and protective acceptance (noun.act)
     
  • the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source (noun.act)
    changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    wrongful borrowing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the appropriation of a new style (especially in popular music) by combining elements of different genres in order to appeal to a wider audience (noun.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from adoption)

  • a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit) (noun.act)
    take into one's family (verb.change)
     
  • the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception (noun.act)
    react favorably to; consider right and proper (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    receive willingly something given or offered (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans (verb.possession)
     
  • (adj.all)
    accepting willingly (adj.all)
     
  • the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source (noun.act)
    take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    take up and practice as one's own (verb.possession)
     

domain category (adoption is domain category of ....)

  • a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit) (noun.act)
    the collection of rules imposed by authority (noun.group)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category acceptance acceptation espousal borrowing appropriation approval approving legal proceeding proceeding proceedings naturalisation naturalization misappropriation crossover bosom embrace adopt embrace borrow take over accept consent jurisprudence law

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