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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Adopting(0.01671 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Adopting.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies,
strategies or plans; “She followed the feminist
movement”; “The candidate espouses Republican ideals”
[syn: follow, espouse]
2: take up and practice as one's own [syn: borrow, take over,
3: take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; “When
will the new President assume office?” [syn: assume, take on
, take over]
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” [syn: assume, acquire, take on, take]
5: take into one's family; “They adopted two children from
Nicaragua” [syn: take in]
6: put into dramatic form; “adopt a book for a screenplay”
[syn: dramatize, dramatise]
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” [syn: espouse, embrace, sweep up
English → English (gcide)
Adopt \A*dopt"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adopted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Adopting.] [L. adoptare; ad + optare to choose, desire: cf.
F. adopter. See Option.]
1. To take by choice into relationship, as, child, heir,
friend, citizen, etc.; esp. to take voluntarily (a child
of other parents) to be in the place of, or as, one's own
2. To take or receive as one's own what is not so naturally;
to select and take or approve; as, to adopt the view or
policy of another; these resolutions were adopted.