Synonyms for adoption

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-dop-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdɒp ʃən

Top 10 synonyms for adoption Other synonyms for the word adoption

Définition of adoption

Origin :
  • mid-14c., from Old French adopcion or directly from Latin adoptionem (nominative adoptio), noun of action from past participle stem of adoptare "chose for oneself, take by choice, select, adopt," especially "to take into a family, adopt as a child," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + optare "choose, wish, desire" (see option (n.)).
  • noun choosing or taking something as one's own
  • noun legal taking of another's child
Example sentences :
  • The signing did not take place for several weeks after its adoption.
  • Extract from : « The Nation in a Nutshell » by George Makepeace Towle
  • Railroad regulation does not require the adoption of any new principle of law.
  • Extract from : « The Railroad Question » by William Larrabee
  • Three criticisms of the Territorial system have been made ever since its adoption in 1907.
  • Extract from : « With Manchesters in the East » by Gerald B. Hurst
  • He studied the great routes of the world, and the causes of their adoption.
  • Extract from : « The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851 » by Various
  • The law of adoption relating to Temple women does not apply to them.
  • Extract from : « Lotus Buds » by Amy Carmichael
  • If he did, Nate figgered he was as healthy a candidate for adoption as anybody.
  • Extract from : « The Depot Master » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • With the people of the country of her adoption, whether Jews or Moors, she made no headway.
  • Extract from : « The Scapegoat » by Hall Caine
  • What time and trouble, too, are saved by the adoption of this era!
  • Extract from : « Diary And Notes Of Horace Templeton, Esq. » by Charles James Lever
  • Mrs. Fowler secured the adoption of the plank by the Greenback convention.
  • Extract from : « The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV » by Various
  • The adoption of equal suffrage has resulted in much good in Idaho.
  • Extract from : « The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV » by Various

Antonyms for adoption

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