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      adopt 是什么意思

      音标:[ ə'dɔpt ]  


      adopt a proposal 采纳提议。 words adopted from a foreign language 外来语。

      take into one''s family; "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
      同义词:take in,

      take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
      同义词:assume, acquire, take on, take,

      take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one''s own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"
      同义词:espouse, embrace, sweep up,

      put into dramatic form; "adopt a book for a screenplay"
      同义词:dramatize, dramatise,

      take up and practice as one''s own
      同义词:borrow, take over, take up,

      choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
      同义词:follow, espouse,

      take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?"
      同义词:assume, take on, take over,


      They wish to adopt more radical methods .

      He was adopted into a respectable family .

      A sequence commonly adopted is given below .

      Circumstances force us to adopt this policy .

      Lacking any better idea , adopt mine .

      Without any better idea , adopt mine .

      Mr. brownlow adopted oliver as his own son .

      This delay notation has been adopted .

      Did she not, then, adopt you of her own accord ?

      The resolution was adopted unanimously .