Adopt

• (v. t.) To take by choice into relationship, as, child, heir, friend, citizen, etc.; esp. to take voluntarily (a child of other parents) to be in the place of, or as, one`s own child. • (v. t.) To take or receive as one`s own what is not so naturally; to select and take or approve; as, to adopt the view or policy of another; these resol...
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Adopt

1) To approve or accept something -- for example, a legislative body may adopt a law or an amendment, a government agency may adopt a regulation, or a party to a lawsuit may adopt a particular argument. 2) To assume the legal relationship of parent to another person's child. (See also: adoption)
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adopt

espouse verb choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; `She followed the feminist movement`; `The candidate espouses Republican ideals`
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adopt

borrow 1 take over 5 take up verb take up and practice as one`s own
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Adopt

A·dopt' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Adopted ; present participle & verbal noun Adopting .] [ Latin adoptare ; ad + optare to choose, desire: confer French adopter . See Option .]
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adopt

adopt (uh DAHPT) 1. To choose as one`s own child: 'Many childless couples adopt children.' 2. To take up and use (an idea, a practice, etc.) as one`s own: 'We have adopted a Latin motto for our business.' 3. To accept and to put into effect; formally approve, assume: 'Schools must adopt new methods of teaching English vocabulary.' ...
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Adopt

Adopt is American slang for to become ill with, to contract.
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adopt

take up and practice as one's own
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Adopt

The USS Adopt was an American Admirable Class minesweeper of 625 tons displacement launched in 1942. The USS Adopt was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 14.5 knots and carried a complement of 104. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and four 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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Adopt

To approve an action (i.e. amendment, committee report, motion).
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adopt

[v] - choose and follow 2. [v] - take up and practice as one's own 3. [v] - take into one's family
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