Synonyms of adopt in English:

adopt


See definition of adopt

verb

1‘a republican constitution was adopted in 1971’

SYNONYMS

embrace, take on, acquire, affect, espouse, assume, appropriate, arrogate

approve, endorse, agree to, consent to, accede to, accept, ratify, validate, rubber-stamp, sanction, support, back, vote for

informal give something the go ahead, give something the green light, give something the thumbs up, OK, okay

ANTONYMS

abandon

2‘the people adopted him as their patron saint’

SYNONYMS

choose, select, pick, pick out, vote for, elect, settle on, decide on, single out, plump for, opt for, name, nominate, designate, appoint

ANTONYMS

reject