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1. adoption

noun. ['əˈdɑːpʃən'] the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception.

Synonyms

  • espousal
  • acceptation
  • embrace
  • acceptance
  • approving
  • blessing
  • approval

Antonyms

  • exclusion
  • unpermissiveness
  • unfavorable
  • misfortune

Etymology

  • adoption (French)

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Rhymes with Adoption

  • abbreviation
  • abdication
  • abduction
  • abduction
  • aberration
  • abolition
  • abomination
  • abortion
  • abrogation
  • absolution
  • absorption
  • absorption
  • abstraction
  • acceleration
  • accession
  • acclamation
  • acclimation
  • accommodation
  • accreditation
  • accretion

Sentences with adoption


1. Noun, singular or mass
Collect all the information you can regarding the person who was given up for adoption and his parents.

Quotes about adoption


1. The planet's hope and salvation lies in the adoption of revolutionary new knowledge being revealed at the frontiers of science.
- Bruce Lipton

2. adoption

noun. ['əˈdɑːpʃən'] the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source.

Synonyms

  • appropriation
  • naturalisation
  • misappropriation
  • naturalization
  • crossover

Antonyms

  • show
  • rejection
  • exclude
  • reject

Etymology

  • adoption (French)

3. adoption

noun. ['əˈdɑːpʃən'] 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).

Synonyms

  • proceeding
  • legal proceeding

Antonyms

  • discouragement
  • disapprobation
  • dislike

Etymology

  • adoption (French)
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