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adopted

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in orphaned

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adopted

verb
past tense of adopt

Synonyms & Antonyms of adopted (Entry 2 of 2)

to take for one's own use (something originated by another)
  • shortly after moving to the U.S., the family dutifully adopted the American tradition of having turkey for Thanksgiving

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The first known use of adopted was in the 15th century

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“Adopted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/adopted. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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