Definitions For Adoption


  • The appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source
  • The act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
  • A legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit)
  • The act or process of adopting a child
  • The act or process of beginning to use something new or different
  • The act or process of giving official acceptance or approval to something

Is Adoption 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 Adoption is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Adoption in a Sentence

  • They chose adoption because they couldn't have children of their own.
  • Children who are available for adoption
  • Our lawyer has handled many adoptions.

Synonyms for Adoption

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