Definitions for "Adopt"
To take by choice into relationship, as, child, heir, friend, citizen, etc.; esp. to take voluntarily (a child of other parents) to be in the place of, or as, one's own child.
To take or receive as one's own what is not so naturally; to select and take or approve; as, to adopt the view or policy of another; these resolutions were adopted.
To take and apply or put into action.
EA new constitution was adopted by plebiscite.EThe sales team adopted an innovative approach to boost sales figures.EThey adopted the resolution at the meeting.
choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
Keywords:  screenplay, dramatic, book, form
put into dramatic form; "adopt a book for a screenplay"
To approve an action (i.e. amendment, committee report, motion).
To vote to accept.
To vote official approval or acceptance.
In the Objective-C language, a class is said to adopt a protocol if it declares that it implements all the methods in the protocol. Protocols are adopted by listing their names between angle brackets in a class or category declaration.
concern enrol laboratory resemble tend
Keywords:  disease, contract
contract (a disease)