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Antonyms for adoptedadopt·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adopted, adoptiveadjective

    acquired as your own by free choice

    "my adopted state"; "an adoptive country"

    Antonyms:
    native, connatural, inbred, inborn

    Synonyms:
    adoptive

How to use adopted in a sentence?

  1. Jennifer Stisa Granick:

    If such systems are to work, theremust be widespread, free, and quick testing available. The systems must also be widely adopted, but that will not happen if people do not trust them, for there to be trust, the tool must protect privacy, be voluntary, and store data on an individuals device rather than in a centralized repository.

  2. Luis Escobar:

    We just did it as a fun, interesting way to end the summer; it’s unreal how it’s resonated with people, if even one dog gets adopted out of this, that would be fantastic.

  3. John Bradshaw:

    People think of it as an absolutely classic cat behavior ... but it's something they've learned to do to get our attention, it's really something they've adopted as a way of communicating with humans.

  4. Yasemin Baban:

    They love them. There are even waiting lists at rescues for goldens. So it is not like any American goldens won't get adopted. They all get adopted eventually.

  5. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    The message to the international community from this election is the Iranians are solidly behind their government, they will continue to support the policies that have been adopted leading to the conclusion and successful implementation of the nuclear deal and this will continue.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2290native
#3314adopted
#26448inbred
#65503inborn

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