Explicație adopt în Dicționarul Englez Englez

adopt

(ə'däpt )

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

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"

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

verb
put into dramatic form
"adopt a book for a screenplay"

verb
take up and practice as one''s own
verb
choose and follow
as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
"She followed the feminist movement"
"The candidate espouses Republican ideals"

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





Sinonime:
(verb) acquire, assume, borrow, dramatize, embrace, espouse, follow, take