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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adopted, adoptiveadjective

    acquired as your own by free choice

    "my adopted state"; "an adoptive country"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adopted

    of Adopt

  2. Adoptedadjective

    taken by adoption; taken up as one's own; as, an adopted son, citizen, country, word

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'adopted' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2014

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'adopted' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3346

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adopted in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adopted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of adopted in a Sentence

  1. Derek Abbott:

    Whether he's related to one of us or not, we've kind of adopted him into our family, anyway, because it's him that has brought us together, his cause of death isn't really what is of interest anymore. It's more who was he and can we give him his name back.

  2. Dolline Hatchett:

    What this means in real terms is we are missing prevention opportunities, important evidence is being lost that we would normally examine following an accident. And this evidence could potentially support safety recommendations, that once adopted, could prevent future accidents and save countless lives. The NTSB wants to ensure safety across the transportation spectrum, and we are unable to do that as long as this shutdown continues.

  3. Peter Maurer:

    Since then, we have chosen to confront our past and to embrace transparency, the ICRC has also adopted a new policy on confidentiality, explicitly acknowledging that there is a path to condemnation of acts of inhumanity.

  4. Philipp Hildebrand:

    It is time we let this process play out and crucially regulators also need a time out to assess the impact of all the flurry of measures adopted since the great financial crisis.

  5. George Williams:

    The High Court has adopted the strictest possible reading, i'm surprised by the result. I think it delivers a proposition that is unworkable ... because of how hard it will be to comply with these requirements now.

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