What does adopted mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adopted, adoptive(adj)

    acquired as your own by free choice

    "my adopted state"; "an adoptive country"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adopted

    of Adopt

  2. Adopted(adj)

    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

How to pronounce adopted?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say adopted in sign language?

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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. Hiroshi Kayukawa:

    We thought the Olympics would be a good way to increase the appeal of the car. We want to get it adopted as quickly as possible.

  2. 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.

  3. Chris Tyler-Smith:

    Historical records are often very fragmentary and potentially very biased, but genetics gives us a complementary approach that can confirm some of the things that we read about in history and tell us about things that are not recorded in the historical records that we have. And as this approach is adopted by historians and archaeologists as a part of their field, I think it will only become more and more enriching.

  4. Shannon Monnat:

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

  5. Hillary Copp:

    This clearly points to the need for better dissemination of information on proper medication disposal, 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.

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