English to Portuguese Meaning :: adopt

Adopt :
adotar, seguir, aceitar, admitir, escolher, abraçar princípios, tomar a seu cargo
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Verb(1) choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans(2) take up and practice as one's own(3) take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities(4) take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect(5) take into one's family(6) put into dramatic form(7) take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

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(1) A Wiltshire County Council spokesman said plans were in hand for the council to adopt the road as a highway in a year's time.(2) We need professors to adopt our books as textbooks.(3) If you are from out of state, and want to adopt this dog, we might be able to arrange some kind of a network of people to get him there, as they do for other rescued animals being adopted or returned to their people.(4) If both parties were to adopt extreme positions, no bills at all could be passed.(5) From what I have gathered they are going to adopt an orphan and have told many people.(6) If you're in Connecticut and looking to adopt a dog, read this.(7) Check with your local Humane Society or Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals chapters and ask what you need to do to adopt a pet.(8) A few astrologers have chosen to adopt a third method of division.(9) The Council has sent out letters telling residents that the Council are going to adopt the roads, but we, the residents, are being asked to pay to bring the roads up to standard before they get adopted.(10) to adopt a title(11) No one would adopt a seventeen-year-old orphan.(12) to adopt a posh tone of voice(13) All too often, unsuspecting animal lovers adopt a new pet, only to have it react violently or uncontrollably.(14) The Orkney Conservative Party are due to adopt Christopher Zawadski as their prospective parliamentary candidate to stand in the next election.(15) the committee voted 5ÔÇô1 to adopt the proposal(16) Such couples may have to wait a number of years before they can legally adopt a child.
Related Words
(1) to adopt ::
(2) adopt a child ::
adotar uma criança
(3) adopt a measure ::
adotar uma medida
1. take as one's child ::
tomar como uma criança
2. espouse ::
3. choose ::
4. take on ::
5. dramatize ::
6. sweep up ::
7. take in ::
8. take up ::
Different Forms
adopt, adoptable, adopted, adopter, adopters, adopting, adoptive, adopts
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

And I really want you to adopt me.

And I really want you to ADOPT me.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 9

this is a setback and we should
adopt a different strategy.

this is a setback and we should ADOPT a different strategy.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 21

this is a setback and we should
adopt a different strategy.

this is a setback and we should ADOPT a different strategy.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 19

English to Portuguese Dictionary: adopt

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