Antonyms

1. adopted

adjective. ['əˈdɑːptəd'] acquired as your own by free choice.

Antonyms

  • biological

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Words that Rhyme with Adopted

  • co-opted

How do you spell adopted? Is it addopted ?

A common misspelling of adopted is addopted

Example sentences of the word adopted


1. Verb, past participle
The child can be adopted as the legal child of a stepparent or other adoptive parent.

2. Verb, past tense
In 2012, the state adopted another wildflower, the Tennessee coneflower, which grows exclusively in Middle Tennessee.

Quotes containing the word adopted


1. I did nothing to deserve God's love; in fact, I was living as an orphan, without hope. Yet God chose to pursue a relationship with me, and through the death of his son Jesus, I was adopted into God's family.
- Steven Curtis Chapman

2. I think American guys tend to be a bit more forward, a bit more chatty and open than the Brits. The Brits seem to have a darker sense of humor, though I have met some Americans who have adopted bits of the British dry sense of humor as well.
- Hayley Atwell

3. Razo hopped back up and adopted a posture that said he was completely unruffled, never had been, and in fact was ready to do something manly like lift boulders or swallow live worms.
- Shannon Hale, River Secrets

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