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Synonym of Adopted

Adopted Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
Americanized, Anglicized, accepted, acculturated, acculturized, appointed, approved, assimilated, carried, chosen, designated, elect, elected, elected by acclamation, embraced, espoused, handpicked, indoctrinated, named, naturalized, nominated, passed, picked, ratified, select, selected, unanimously elected


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WordNet 2.0

1. acquired as your own by free choice; "my adopted state"; "an adoptive country"
(synonym) adoptive
(antonym) native
2. having been taken into a specific relationship; "an adopted child"
(similar) adoptive


1. choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
(synonym) follow, espouse
(hypernym) choose, take, select, pick out
(hyponym) adhere, stick
(verb-group) comply, follow, abide by
(derivation) adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousal
2. take up and practice as one's own
(synonym) borrow, take over, take up
(hypernym) accept, take, have
(derivation) borrowing, adoption
3. take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?"
(synonym) assume, take on, take over
(hypernym) take office
(hyponym) resume
4. 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"
(synonym) assume, acquire, take on, take
(hypernym) change
(hyponym) re-assume
5. take into one's family; "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
(synonym) take in
(hypernym) take
(derivation) adoptee
6. put into dramatic form; "adopt a book for a screenplay"
(synonym) dramatize, dramatise
(hypernym) write, compose, pen, indite
(classification) writing, authorship, composition, penning
7. take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholocism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"
(synonym) espouse, embrace, sweep up
(hypernym) accept
(hyponym) take up, latch on, fasten on, hook on, seize on
(derivation) borrowing, adoption

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