Definition of Adopts

1. Verb. (third-person singular of adopt) ¹



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Definition of Adopts

1. adopt [v] - See also: adopt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adopts

adoptionist
adoptionists
adoptions
adoptious
adoptive
adoptive father
adoptive fathers
adoptive immunity
adoptive mother
adoptive mothers
adoptive parent
adoptive transfer
adoptively
adoptor
adoptors
adopts (current term)
adorabilities
adorability
adorable
adorableness
adorablenesses
adorably
adorabubble
adoral
adorally
adorant
adorate
adorated
adorates
adorating

Literary usage of Adopts

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1. The Origin of the Late War: Traced from the Beginning of the Constitution to by George Lunt (1866)
"It adopts fully the Compromises of 1850.—The Whig National Convention of that Year does ... Its "National Council," in 1855, adopts the Compromises of 1850. ..."

2. Thirty Years of Labor. 1859-1889: In which the History of the Attempts to by Terence Vincent Powderly (1889)
"Thomas Ferrell introduces bill—General officers go to Washington to work for passage of bill—The General Assembly of 1884 adopts an addition to the preamble ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1884)
"T.'io Ohio Legislature adopts two temperance amend- ... Illinois adopts the license system. Gov. Butler, of Massachusetts, publishes charges against the ..."

4. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1901)
"SQUIRE HAWKINS adopts CLAY TOWARD the close of the third day's journey the wayfarers were just beginning to think of camping, when they came upon a log ..."

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