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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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After I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and felt that God was sending me messages to consider adoption, I prayed that He lead me to the child He wanted me to adopt since I wasn't sure where to start,' recalled Tessa.
Las PiEas City to adopt the municipality of Calumpit in Bulacan, while Quezon City will be adopting the municipalities of San Miguel in Bulacan, Bambang in Nueva Vizcaya, and Baler in Aurora.
Giving them dog training is the best way we think to encourage residents to adopt a dog.
8220;Kids Adopt A Shelter's” mission is “To make sure every shelter, rescue and foster can keep animals comfortable while waiting to be adopted, with the help of fellow kids.
Under the scheme, any individual, trust or organization can adopt an animal or bird for a year or a few months and contribute towards feeding the animal, maintenance of hygiene and cleanliness of enclosures and meet medical costs.
Many parents adopt special needs children, in part because the wait can be as short as six months.
On the other hand, it is my experience that many families who apply to adopt internationally have initially explored domestic adoption of children in the foster care system.
In January, actress Meg Ryan travelled to China to adopt a baby girl.
Those who adopt and who are not part of a Christian community might well be pleasantly surprised to hear that, two thousand years before they were even born, early Christians were articulating the reality of their new family that had been created through Christ using the language of adoption.
Likewise, the SEC will consider recommendations, but can choose whether or not to adopt them.
In Brazil, researchers from the private sector and from a consortium of 22 universities have been studying since 2004 whether to create a domestic Brazilian system, adopt an existing one, or develop a standard together with other emerging nations such as South Korea, China or India.
Special Operations Command (SOCOM), have recently made the decision to adopt each other's tactical command and control (C2) and situational awareness (SA) systems of record in order to improve interoperability for the ground force.
the Office of Thrift Supervision, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to cooperate to adopt comparable and consistent rules regarding the disposal of sensitive consumer report information.
Nora Rose Moosnick, Adopting Maternity: White Women who Adopt Transracially and Transnationally.