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Synonyms for adoption

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception

    "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"

    Synonyms:
    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)

    Synonyms:
    espousal, borrowing, acceptance, acceptation

  3. borrowing, adoption(noun)

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

    "the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent"

    Synonyms:
    espousal, borrowing, acceptance, adoption, acceptation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adoption(n.)

    Synonyms:
    appropriation

  2. adoption(n.)

    Synonyms:
    approval, espousal, support, maintenance

  3. adoption(n.)

    Synonyms:
    affiliation, adopting, fathering


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