adopt, follow, espouse(verb)
choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
"She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
conform to, take in, embrace, play along, espouse, acquire, travel along, keep an eye on, fall out, sweep up, take, hook up with, borrow, comply, come after, assume, abide by, survey, take over, be, watch over, pursue, take after, keep up, get hitched with, get married, wed, watch, keep abreast, follow, marry, stick to, observe, surveil, conjoin, dramatise, succeed, accompany, come, postdate, take on, trace, stick with, dramatize, take up
adopt, borrow, take over, take up(verb)
take up and practice as one's own
usurp, take in, suck up, seize on, resume, buy up, espouse, acquire, hook on, imbibe, suck in, lift out, sweep up, take, sorb, strike, borrow, assume, relieve, take over, scoop up, repeat, scoop, buy out, embrace, fasten on, arrogate, soak up, sop up, suck, follow, seize, start, dramatise, latch on, draw, accept, take on, absorb, dramatize, take up, scoop out, bear
assume, adopt, take on, take over(verb)
take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
"When will the new President assume office?"
usurp, take in, embrace, absorb, buy up, espouse, simulate, acquire, undertake, don, put on, sweep up, take, take for granted, strike, borrow, meet, assume, admit, relieve, take over, play, encounter, repeat, presume, arrogate, get into, sham, follow, seize, dramatise, tackle, accept, take on, feign, wear, dramatize, buy out, take up, bear
assume, acquire, adopt, take on, take(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"
require, read, usurp, occupy, get into, rent, withdraw, lead, ingest, develop, take on, carry, deal, assume, have, subscribe to, hold, choose, learn, fill, embrace, larn, necessitate, take over, consume, espouse, demand, don, feign, consider, need, study, dramatize, win, pick out, dramatise, simulate, gain, contract, grow, film, remove, presume, lease, train, ask, meet, take up, bring, strike, use up, select, take, engage, drive, sham, sweep up, make, claim, take for granted, get, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, call for, take in, submit, convey, take aim, shoot, aim, direct, charter, put on, wear, follow, contain, seize, bear, play, subscribe, encounter, borrow, produce, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, evolve, hire, accept, guide, admit, undertake, arrogate, tackle, conduct
adopt, take in(verb)
take into one's family
"They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
take on, earn, take in, put one over, gather in, suck up, assimilate, invite, espouse, befool, acquire, slang, imbibe, pull in, put on, view, put one across, sweep up, take, have, suck, borrow, make, assume, bring in, see, take over, gain, ingest, embrace, soak up, sop up, watch, receive, follow, clear, gull, dramatise, cod, realise, fool, draw, take up, overhear, catch, absorb, dupe, realize, dramatize, consume, collect, suck in
dramatize, dramatise, adopt(verb)
put into dramatic form
"adopt a book for a screenplay"
follow, sweep up, aggrandise, dramatize, take on, acquire, aggrandize, assume, blow up, take in, embroider, embrace, take up, embellish, lard, take, take over, dramatise, borrow, pad, espouse
espouse, embrace, adopt, sweep up(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"
embrace, hook up with, acquire, marry, sweep, cover, get hitched with, dramatize, wed, hug, take up, comprehend, assume, get married, embroil, take in, encompass, follow, squeeze, sweep up, conjoin, bosom, take, take over, dramatise, drag in, borrow, espouse, take on, drag, tangle
English Synonyms and Antonyms
abandon, abdicate, abjure, cast off, cease, cede, depart from, desert, discontinue, forego, forsake, forswear, give up, leave, quit, recant, relinquish, renounce, repudiate, resign, retire from, retract, surrender, vacate, withdraw from
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How to use adopt in a sentence?
When you adopt an adult dog, you're getting a package you don't necessarily know what's inside, but you don't have to house train and so forth, and a lot of shelters have the previous owner write up a detailed account of that dog.
Adopt the pace of nature.
A young boy was asked by an old man, What is your dream?. The boy said, I want to build a country so I can adopt all homeless people from all over the world.
If there is no other solution but this (military), then we will adopt this solution. If we are forced to fight and defend our sovereignty and riches, we will be forced to fight.
The best conduct a man can adopt is that which gains him the esteem of others without depriving him of his own.
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- осиновявам, усвоявам, осиновяBulgarian
- adoptovat, osvojitCzech
- adoptieren, annehmen, übernehmenGerman
- adoptar, ahijarSpanish
- اتخاذ کردنPersian
- omaksua, adoptoidaFinnish
- uchd-mhacaichScottish Gaelic
- befogad, örökbe fogad, adoptálHungarian
- 養子にする, 採用するJapanese
- aannemen, goed keuren, adopterenDutch
- усыновить, удочерить, принимать, признать, усыновлять, удочерять, принять, признаватьRussian
- усвојити, usvojitiSerbo-Croatian
- evlat edinmekTurkish
- nhận làm con nuôiVietnamese
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