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adopt
ə'dɑːpt
Main
English Definition
(动) As a verb
  1. Take into one's family.
  2. Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect.
  3. Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own.
  4. Put into dramatic form.
  5. Take up and practice as one's own.
  6. Choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans.
  7. Take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities.
Hyphenationa•dopt
Part of Speech(及物的动) transitive verb
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采纳cǎinàto accept; to adopt
采用cǎiyòngto adopt; to employ; to use
领养lǐngyǎngadoption; to adopt (a child)
可决kějuéto adopt; to pass; to vote approval (of a law etc)
抱养bàoyǎngadopt (a child)
过房guòfángto adopt; to give for adoption (usually to a childless relative)
过继guòjìto adopt; to give for adoption (usually to a childless relative)
采取了cǎiqǔ leto adopt
采择cǎizéto choose and use; to adopt (a decision)
摆出bǎichūto assume; to adopt (a look, pose, manner etc); to bring out for display
收养shōuyǎngto take in and care for (an elderly person, a dog etc); to adopt (a child); adoption
认领rènlǐngto claim (as one's property); to adopt (a child); to accept (an illegitimate child as one's own)
承袭chéngxíto inherit; to follow; to adopt
认养rènyǎngto sponsor; to adopt (pledge to give somebody or something one's special attention or support); to adopt (choose to raise a child or animal as one's own)
通过tōngguòby means of; through; via; to pass through; to get through; to adopt; to pass (a bill or inspection etc); to switch over
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