Synonyms and Antonyms for adoption

1. adoption (n.)

the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception

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2. adoption (n.)

a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit)


3. adoption (n.)

the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source