Adopt: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Hypernym Topic Verb Group
take 38 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 Verb change No Data No Data
adopt 34 Choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans She followed the feminist movement, The candidate espouses Republican ideals Verb choose No Data Comply
assume 13 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 Verb change No Data No Data
assume 13 Take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities When will the new President assume office? Verb take office No Data No Data
take on 10 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 Verb change No Data No Data
follow 9 Choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans She followed the feminist movement, The candidate espouses Republican ideals Verb choose No Data Comply
take over 8 Take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities When will the new President assume office? Verb take office No Data No Data
take on 6 Take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities When will the new President assume office? Verb take office No Data No Data
adopt 6 Take up and practice as one’s own No Data Verb accept No Data No Data
acquire 5 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 Verb change No Data No Data
borrow 5 Take up and practice as one’s own No Data Verb accept No Data No Data
espouse 3 Choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans She followed the feminist movement, The candidate espouses Republican ideals Verb choose No Data Comply
adopt 2 Take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities When will the new President assume office? Verb take office No Data No Data
adopt 2 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 Verb change No Data No Data
adopt 2 Take into one’s family They adopted two children from Nicaragua Verb take No Data No Data
take up 1 Take up and practice as one’s own No Data Verb accept No Data No Data
take over 1 Take up and practice as one’s own No Data Verb accept No Data No Data
dramatize 1 Put into dramatic form adopt a book for a screenplay Verb write writing No Data
embrace 1 Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one’s own She embraced Catholicism, They adopted the Jewish faith Verb accept No Data No Data
sweep up 1 Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one’s own She embraced Catholicism, They adopted the Jewish faith Verb accept No Data No Data
take in 0 Take into one’s family They adopted two children from Nicaragua Verb take No Data No Data
dramatise 0 Put into dramatic form adopt a book for a screenplay Verb write writing No Data
adopt 0 Put into dramatic form adopt a book for a screenplay Verb write writing No Data
espouse 0 Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one’s own She embraced Catholicism, They adopted the Jewish faith Verb accept No Data No Data
adopt 0 Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one’s own She embraced Catholicism, They adopted the Jewish faith Verb accept No Data No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Adopt" have?

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The word "Adopt" has 25 meanings. The most frequent meaning is take.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Adopt"?

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The word "Adopt" has 241 hyponyms which are: acetylate, adjust, alkalinize, americanize, ascend, assibilate, assimilate, assume, barbarize, boil, break, break into, brutalize, calcify, capacitate, carbonate, caseate, catch, catch on, change by reversal, change integrity, change magnitude, change posture, change shape, change state, change surface, clinker, collapse, come, come in, come round, commute, complexify, concretize, conjugate, convert, cool, crack, crash, creolize, cure, damage, darken, dawn, deaden, decalcify, decarboxylate, decay, decrepitate, deepen, defervesce, democratize, deoxidize, desalinate, destabilize, develop, die, digest, dim, discolor, dissimilate, distill, dress, drift, drop, dry, dull, evaporate, fail, fall, fall for, felt, feminize, flip, flocculate, fly, fold, form, format, foul, freshen, gel, gelatinize, give way, glaze, go out, gradate, grow, gum, harden, have, hush, hydrate, hydrolyze, ice up, incandesce, indurate, industrialize, introject, ionize, isomerize, keratinize, leave, liberalize, lighten, make, mature, mellow, modernize, modify, mold, move, mutate, narrow, normalize, obsolesce, occult, opacify, oxidise, oxidize, pall, pass, plasticize, play out, prim, professionalize, promote, purify, recede, receive, recombine, reflate, regenerate, regress, rejuvenate, relax, reorient, repress, resume, reticulate, rise, roll, salinate, saponify, separate, sequester, settle, shade, shallow, shear, shift, smoothen, soften, solarize, spot, stabilize, stagnate, steepen, stiffen, stratify, strengthen, sublime, suburbanize, suffuse, superannuate, swing, synthesize, tighten, transaminate, transform, transpire, turn, turn on, ulcerate, undergo, undulate, vascularize, vesiculate, vitrify, vulcanize, warm, warm up, adopt, anoint, assign, cream off, cull out, dial, draw, elect, empanel, excerpt, field, nominate, pick, plump, screen, sieve, sieve out, single out, specify, think of, vote, vote in, accede, accept, honor, welcome, bear, collect, deprive, impound, pocket, recall, snap up, take away, take back, unburden, annotate, author, dash off, draft, dramatize, lyric, paragraph, profile, reference, rewrite, script, verse, write copy, write off, write on, write out, acknowledge, approbate, believe, espouse, resign, respect, take a bow.

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Is the word "Adopt" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Adopt" has a maximum frequency of 38.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Adopt"?

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The word "Adopt" has no synonyms.

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