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Synonyms for adopt

Synonyms for adopt

to take, as another's idea, and make one's own

to accept officially

Synonyms for adopt

take up and practice as one's own

take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities

take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect

take into one's family


Related Words

take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

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International adoptees who were adopted by American parents and raised as Americans should have the same rights of citizenship as biological children, said Hirono.
Elle a fait remarquer que l'operation de reforme fiscale a demarre depuis l'annee 2013, considerant que les lois de finances adoptees depuis 2014 et jusqu'au 2018 ont comporte une " reforme fiscale realisee progressivement ".
org/) 325 Kamra  was brainchild of a group of adoptees in 2015.
Newcastle City Council mistakenly sent a spreadsheet containing private information about 2,743 current and former adoptees, parents and social workers to 77 individuals.
Some adoptees questioned the efficacy of the convention in ensuring adequate safeguards for children.
The adoptees did not get much better with these new closed adoption laws.
What if she or he were an adoptee raised in a family that kept her or his adoption secret and he or she found out about their adoption in an absurd manner?
The adoptees from all around the country came, at their own expense, to meet one another, browse photos catalogued by co-founder Bertha Holt and visit the organization that orchestrated their adoptions.
Drawing on the life stories of about 60 adult Korean adoptees born between 1949 and 1983 and living in Minnesota, the Pacific Northwest, and Seoul, the author, a Korean American adoptee and American multicultural studies scholar, examines the effects of race and colorblindness on them.
Thousands of Irish adoptees don't know their original names, who their parents are or even if there is a serious illness that runs in the family.
Advocates say thousands of adoptees don't know they aren't citizens until they try to get a job, register to vote or apply for a passport.
90) However, the Legal Guardian contended the phrase "such child" refers to adoptees fourteen or older who also meet the adoption code's definition of a "child.
This study used a consensual qualitative research method to explore the implications of transnational adoption in the lives of 12 adult Korean adoptees.
FOR far too long in this country adoptees have been treated like second-class citizens.