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
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say adopted in sign language?

  1. adopted

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. Panos Stefanou:

    If during that period they show us that they have adopted the wild behavior of a bear, then we are optimistic that they will make it.

  2. Riyad Mansour:

    The fact that this draft resolution was not adopted will not at all prevent us from proceeding to push the international community, specifically the United Nations, towards an effective involvement to achieving a resolution to this conflict.

  3. George Takei:

    There were 6.5 acres covered with barracks, barbwire fence, sentry towers -- I recognize them, i remembered a stray dog that we adopted who would crawl into the crawl space and peer out from under it. Or the mess hall and the noise and the laughter and so forth.

  4. Carrie Goldman:

    They don't share the same genes, but they can share the love of 'Star Wars,' when she was 5, Katie connected to the idea of Leia as someone who was also adopted and identified with her. And when we found her birth brother and sister and introduced her to them, to her it felt like when Luke and Leia are reunited.

  5. Wu Hailong:

    Since 2014, public security authorities have comprehensively adopted the audio and video recording system for the entire process of interrogation of criminal suspects for major cases, and will gradually apply this system to all criminal cases.

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