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adopt

verb: choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"

verb: take up and practice as one's own

verb: take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?"

verb: take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"

verb: take into one's family; "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"

verb: put into dramatic form; "adopt a book for a screenplay"

verb: take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"


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adopt

Length: 5 letters

Scrabble value: 8

Words with Friends value: 9

Literati value: 6

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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