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We found 16 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word adopting:
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General dictionaries General (13 matching dictionaries)
  1. adopting: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  2. adopting: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  3. Adopting, adopting: Wordnik [home, info]
  4. adopting: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  5. adopting: Wiktionary [home, info]
  6. Adopting, adopting: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  7. adopting: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  8. Adopting: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  9. Adopting: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  10. Adopting: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  11. adopting: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  12. adopting: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  13. adopting: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. adopting: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. adopting: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. adopting: Medical dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (adopt)

verb:  take up and practice as one's own
verb:  choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
verb:  take into one's family ("They adopted two children from Nicaragua")
verb:  take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
verb:  take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect ("He adopted an air of superiority")
verb:  take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own ("They adopted the Jewish faith")
verb:  put into dramatic form ("Adopt a book for a screenplay")

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Phrases that include adopting:   adopting a dog, adopting affectations

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