Definisi 'adopt'

English to English
verb
1 choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans Terjemahkan
Example:
She followed the feminist movement
The candidate espouses Republican ideals
source: wordnet30

2 take up and practice as one's own Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

3 take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities Terjemahkan
Example:
When will the new President assume office?
source: wordnet30

4 take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect Terjemahkan
Example:
His voice took on a sad tone
The story took a new turn
he adopted an air of superiority
She assumed strange manners
The gods assume human or animal form in these fables
source: wordnet30

5 take into one's family Terjemahkan
Example:
They adopted two children from Nicaragua
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6 put into dramatic form Terjemahkan
Example:
adopt a book for a screenplay
source: wordnet30

7 take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own Terjemahkan
Example:
She embraced Catholicism
They adopted the Jewish faith
source: wordnet30

8 To take by choice into relationship, as, child, heir, friend, citizen, etc.; esp. to take voluntarily (a child of other parents) to be in the place of, or as, one's own child. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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