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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


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

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Hospitals that were early adopters of a PFP program typically started from a higher baseline process measure score (91.
The inmates benefits from the training by learning new skills and patience, the adopters get a head start on training their horses for a variety of uses, and the horses find homes.
With over 400 IoT platforms on the market, IoT analyst firm Beecham Research and its partner IoT Global Network have launched the first fully-independent, online IoT navigation tool to match adopter needs with IoT platform capabilities.
There will be challenges, but with support and guidance from the adoption team, other adopters and different professionals you will meet these challenges and you will gain tremendous satisfaction from giving a child a forever home.
The highest number of gay adopters registered is in Kent where there are 22.
New Family Social - the charity which supports adopters and foster carers from LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) communities -joined forces with Barnardo's to mark LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week earlier this month.
As CMMB MTVS does not provide trials and the small number of early adopters are less likely to demonstrate visible results, this study does not examine triability and observability.
More than 110 people have asked about becoming adopters since Calderdale Council launched its recruitment campaign in July 2013.
A survey of more than 50,000 Google Apps administrators conducted by the Cloud Alliance for Google Apps finds that 69% of early adopters are businesses with between one and 10 employees and another 21% have between 11 and 50 employees.
The judge treated the February applications as notice of intention, meaning that the foster carers would be able to apply for adoption orders on 22 May 2011, and relied on Rules 118 and 119 of the Family Procedure (Adoption) Rules 2005 to grant an injunction preventing the local authority from placing the children with the prospective adopters.
Adoption has generally been considered a positive and well-meaning humanitarian gesture toward children in need of families; however, in this book Gailey does a good job of deconstructing any myths surrounding adoption, and successfully calls into question the motivations of different groups of adopters.
Some involved with animal welfare are critical of free adoptions of adult cats, believing it devalues the cat in the adopter's eyes, or it may attract adopters who are unable to fulfill the financial responsibilities of cat ownership.
Preventive services such as immunizations and screenings are the most common offering among recent adopters of onsite health centers (81 percent).