Definitions For Adopt


  • Take into one's family
  • Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
  • Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
  • Put into dramatic form
  • Take up and practice as one's own
  • Choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
  • Take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
  • To take a child of other parents legally as your own child
  • To begin to use or have (a different manner, method, etc.)
  • To begin to use (a name that is not your real or original name)

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

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

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

Examples of Adopt in a Sentence

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

Synonyms for Adopt

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