Dictionary Results for adopt


1. adopt - verb

· choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"

Synonym(s): follow, espouse

Hypernym(s): choose, take, select, pick_out




2. adopt - verb

· take up and practice as one's own

Synonym(s): borrow, take_over, take_up

Hypernym(s): accept, take, have




3. adopt - verb

· take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?"

Synonym(s): assume, take_on, take_over

Hypernym(s): take_office




4. adopt - verb

· take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "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"

Synonym(s): assume, acquire, take_on, take

Hypernym(s): change




5. adopt - verb

· take into one's family; "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"

Synonym(s): take_in

Hypernym(s): take




6. adopt - verb

· put into dramatic form; "adopt a book for a screenplay"

Synonym(s): dramatize, dramatise

Hypernym(s): write, compose, pen, indite




7. adopt - verb

· take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"

Synonym(s): espouse, embrace, sweep_up

Hypernym(s): accept





Feeling Lucky?

Word Unscrambles for :oamntdr dbm ewocrrewkl rveaebge
Rhymes for :negro marting abundantly teigen

Word Search

The only site you need for word puzzles, home work, anagrams and scrabble games. The best site for two word anagram solutions.
   
UNSCRAMBLE-ANAGRAM
Enter the letters to get anagrams for the word
One Word Two Word
DICTIONARY
Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and related words
 
CROSSWORD FINDER
Enter the word below with '?' to indicate missing letters
RHYME
Enter the word to find the rhymes
 
FIND
Enter the letters of the beginning, middle or end of the word.

Beginning End Middle

 

 

Unscramble.net is the free tool to unscramble letters and words for games like Text Twist, Words with Friends, Scrabble, Word Scraper, and of course the ever popular Jumble newspaper puzzle. It is also great for homework problems that frustrate many parents and students. Unscramble.net provides one and two word unscramble solutions from it's extensive 280,000 word list that includes technical, medical and slang words. There is no limit to the number of letters entered for one word unscrambles and the site also provides for rhyming words and dictionary definitions for many of the unscrambled words. Two word unscramble results are provided in two formats for easy comprehension by the user. There is no limit to the number of word combinations provided whether for one or two word unscramble solution sets.

The site is mobile friendly and fully https/tls security compliant. Fast and easy, unscramble.net provides the most accurate and complete word, letter and anagram solutions available. Trust the oldest and most reliable unscramble tool on the net. Word lists are constantly being updated from reliable sources. Android and iOS apps are coming soon.

 

Advertisement

Advertisement 2