Definition of adopter in US English:



  • See adopt

    • ‘Prospective adopters need not be perfect, but do need to be open-minded, honest, flexible and see the process from the child's perspective.’
    • ‘In comparison, Swisscom has helped lead Switzerland to its position as one of the top broadband adopters in western Europe.’
    • ‘‘This is the room we use for handing over babies to adopters,’ Laurelie Gray, supervisor of the unit, said.’
    • ‘Sue has interviewed birth mothers, adopted people, adopters and social workers to put together a history of adoption over the last century.’
    • ‘There's also a lot of early technology adopters in Japan.’