Definisi 'adopt'
English to English
verb
1 choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
Example:
• She followed the feminist movement
• The candidate espouses Republican ideals
source: wordnet30
2 take up and practice as one's own
source: wordnet30
3 take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
Example:
• When will the new President assume office?
source: wordnet30
4 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
source: wordnet30
5 take into one's family
Example:
• They adopted two children from Nicaragua
source: wordnet30
6 put into dramatic form
Example:
• adopt a book for a screenplay
source: wordnet30
7 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
source: wordnet30
8 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.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
adoption, adoptee, adopter, adoptive parent, adoptable, authorship, composition, penning, writing, take, change, accept, compose, indite, take office, re-assume, fasten on, hook on, latch on, seize on, adhere, resume,

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