Is ADOPT a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'adopt'


  1. ADOPT, take into one's family
  2. ADOPT, take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
  3. ADOPT, take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
  4. ADOPT, put into dramatic form
  5. ADOPT, take up and practice as one's own
  6. ADOPT, choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
  7. ADOPT, take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
  8. ADOPT, to take a child of other parents legally as your own child
  9. ADOPT, to begin to use or have (a different manner, method, etc.)
  10. ADOPT, to begin to use (a name that is not your real or original name)

Synonyms for 'adopt'

The word ADOPT is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'adopt' in a sentence

  1. They were unable to have children of their own, so they decided to adopt.
  2. They decided to adopt a child.
  3. He was adopted as an infant.

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