Definition of Adopting

1. Verb. (present participle of adopt) ¹



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Definition of Adopting

1. adopt [v] - See also: adopt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adopting

adonizing
adoors
adopt
adopt out
adoptabilities
adoptability
adoptable
adopted
adoptedly
adoptee
adoptees
adopter
adopters
adoptianism
adoptianisms
adopting (current term)
adoption
adoptionism
adoptionisms
adoptionist
adoptionists
adoptions
adoptious
adoptive
adoptive father
adoptive fathers
adoptive immunity
adoptive mother
adoptive mothers
adoptive parent

Literary usage of Adopting

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1. Eloquence of the United States by Ebenezer Bancroft Williston (1827)
"In the conventions subsequently assembled, the expediency of adopting the constitution was discussed with great ability and eloquence; The wisdom,genius and ..."

2. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"No difference in the grades was noticed in the turpentine, both being classed as virgin dip.- COST OF adopting THE FRENCH SYSTEM. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"We think it right that the scientific professions should know the attitude which the conductors of some newspapers consider themselves justified in adopting ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1831)
"... they easily imposed on the credulity of the vulgar,- and were countenanced, in some measure, by the custom of adopting the name of their patron, ..."

5. Annual Report by Fairmount Park Art Association (1903)
"A two-thirds vote of all the members in good standing present and voting shall be necessary for the adopting of any addition, alteration or amendment to the ..."

6. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"The English, Welsh, and Irish historians, who had a special quarrel with Boece for the antiquity which he ascribed to the Scots by adopting as historic the ..."

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