adopt

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • verb to choose to use something as standard equipment or to make it standard procedure

Commerce

  • verb to agree to something or to accept something

Information & Library Science

  • verb to accept ideas, plans or attitudes and be willing to carry them out

Law

  • verb to become the legal parent of a child who was born to other parents
  • verb to accept something so that it becomes law

Medical

  • verb to decide to use a particular plan or idea or way of doing something

Politics

  • verb to be adopted, to be chosen by a party as a candidate in an election
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