Definitions of "adopt"
  1. The act of willingly taking a child not biologically yours as your own, usually following certain legal procedures
  2. The act of accepting something or someone as if it or they were truly yours
  3. The act of officially accepting something and deciding to use or apply it
How to use "adopt" in a sentence
  1. They decided to adopt a child after years of considering it.
  2. The state will adopt the new policy starting next month.
  3. She planned to adopt the stray dog she found in the park.

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