Synonyms for Adoption

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousal(noun)

    the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception

    word sense, acceptance, credence, adoption, word meaning, bridal, sufferance, banker's acceptance, betrothal, espousal, borrowing, acceptation, toleration

  2. adoption(noun)

    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)

    espousal, borrowing, acceptance, acceptation

  3. borrowing, adoption(noun)

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

    espousal, borrowing, acceptance, adoption, acceptation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adoption(n.)


  2. adoption(n.)

    approval, espousal, support, maintenance

  3. adoption(n.)

    affiliation, adopting, fathering

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