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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adopted, adoptiveadjective

    acquired as your own by free choice

    "my adopted state"; "an adoptive country"

Wikipedia

  1. adopted

    Adoption is a process whereby a person assumes the parenting of another, usually a child, from that person's biological or legal parent or parents. Legal adoptions permanently transfer all rights and responsibilities, along with filiation, from the biological parents to the adoptive parents. Unlike guardianship or other systems designed for the care of the young, adoption is intended to effect a permanent change in status and as such requires societal recognition, either through legal or religious sanction. Historically, some societies have enacted specific laws governing adoption, while others used less formal means (notably contracts that specified inheritance rights and parental responsibilities without an accompanying transfer of filiation). Modern systems of adoption, arising in the 20th century, tend to be governed by comprehensive statutes and regulations.

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  1. adopted

    Adopted refers to the act of legally taking on the parental responsibilities for someone else's child and bringing them into one's family as their own. It can also refer to something that has been chosen or taken on, such as a culture, policy, method, principle, etc.

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. Hillary Copp:

    The FDA has specific instructions on how to dispose of these medications, and the American Pharmacists Association has adopted this as their standard. Yet The FDA's not being given to the consumer correctly the majority of the time.

  2. Shannon Monnat:

    Many organizations, universities and cities have adopted The Monday Mile and have seen The Results.

  3. The ASO:

    The ASO has informed this day Union Cycliste Internationale it has opted for the registration of its events on the Hors Classe calendar for season 2017, the UCI has actually recently adopted, from season 2017, a Reform of the World Tour calendar characterised by a closed sport system.

  4. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The Security Cabinet unanimously adopted a series of measures within the framework of our fight against stone throwers, petrol bombs and flares.

  5. Alicia Silverstone:

    I adopted this diet for the animals, but the biggest surprise was how amazing I felt, i ditched my asthma inhaler, stopped my weekly allergy shots, lost weight and had a new glow from my skin and hair. I felt incredible from having more energy and balanced moods. This way of eating transformed me. Since then, I have not needed caffeine, aspirin or antibiotics. My body healed itself by being plant-based.

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