adopt englannista suomeksi
adoptoida, ottaa ottolapseksi, ottaa lapseksi
To take voluntarily (a child of other parents) to be in the place of, or as, one's own child.
''A friend of mine recently adopted a Chinese baby girl found on the streets of Beijing.''
To obtain (a pet) from a shelter or the wild.
''We're going to adopt a Dalmatian.''
(senseid) To take by choice into the scope of one's responsibility.
To take or receive as one's own what is not so naturally.
(quote-journal)|date=14 November 2014|passage=She mother of (w) was indeed Amanda Wingfield, character in Williams' play ''(w)'' in the flesh: a doughty chatterbox from Ohio who adopted the manner of a Southern belle and eschewed both drink and sex to the greatest extent possible.
To select and take or approve.
''to adopt the view or policy of another''
''These resolutions were adopted.''
1876, (w), ''(w)'', Chicago: S.C. Griggs & Co., Article XIV, Section 71, p. 156,http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/9097/pg9097-images.html
- Every society should adopt an order of business adapted to its special wants.
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