Definitions For Adopt

verb

  • 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

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
9

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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