US: /əˈdɑptɪd/
UK: /ɐdˈɒptɪd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

adopt /ə'dɔpt/
  • ngoại động từ
    • nhận làm con nuôi; nhận làm bố mẹ nuôi
      • an adopted child: đứa con nuôi
      • he adopted the old man as his father: anh ấy nhận ông cụ làm bố nuôi
    • theo, làm theo
      • to a adopt new method of teaching: theo phương pháp giảng dạy mới
    • chọn (nghề, người cho một chức vị)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) chấp nhận và thực hiện
      • to adopt a proposal: chấp nhận và thực hiện một đề nghị

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
1 an adopted child has legally become part of a family which is not the one in which he or she was born: Danny is their adopted son.
2 an adopted country is one in which sb chooses to live although it is not the one they were born in

Thesaurus dictionary

1 take (in), accept, take or accept as one's own:
Carol and her husband have adopted two children.
2 take, take up or on or over, embrace, espouse; arrogate, appropriate:
All Hugh's ideas are adopted from others - he's never had one of his own.

Concise English dictionary

+choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
+take up and practice as one's own
+take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
+take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
+take into one's family
+put into dramatic form
+take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own