Word "ADOPT" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
put into dramatic form
Synonyms:
dramatise, dramatize
Examples:
adopt a book for a screenplay

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
take into one's family
Synonyms:
take in
Examples:
They adopted two children from Nicaragua

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
Synonyms:
espouse, follow

Crossword Clues for ADOPT

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Clue Source Date
Take as one's own Thomas Joseph 13 Dec 2021
Take in USA Today 08 Dec 2021
Rescue from a shelter LA Times Daily 07 Nov 2021
Welcome into the family USA Today 02 Nov 2021
Approve area around Hull close to the port Irish Times Crosaire 14 Oct 2021
Welcome to the family USA Today 01 Oct 2021
Vote to accept Newsday 26 Sep 2021
Add to the family Wall Street Journal 21 Sep 2021
Take as one's own Thomas Joseph 10 Sep 2021
Embrace as one's own Universal 13 Jul 2021
Take on Thomas Joseph 10 Jul 2021
Take in, as a dog Universal 02 Jul 2021
Take home from a pet shelter Newsday 25 May 2021
Take from an animal shelter, say Wall Street Journal 10 May 2021
Take in USA Today 22 Apr 2021
Welcome a child USA Today 07 Apr 2021
Take in Wall Street Journal 18 Feb 2021
Bring home USA Today 14 Feb 2021
Take into the family, as a shelter dog Universal 21 Jan 2021
Welcome to the family USA Today 15 Nov 2020
Vote to accept Newsday 13 Nov 2020
Take up, as a plan Newsday 11 Nov 2020
Pass, as a proposition Wall Street Journal 14 Oct 2020
Take in, as a pet Universal 29 Sep 2020
Vote to accept Wall Street Journal 03 Sep 2020
Take on LA Times Daily 27 Aug 2020
Take on The Washington Post 27 Aug 2020
Give a stray a forever home, say USA Today 13 Aug 2020
Make one’s own Wall Street Journal 29 Jul 2020
Get a pet from the pound, e.g New York Times 27 Jul 2020
___-a-thon (animal shelter event) USA Today 11 Jun 2020
Get a pet from a pound Newsday 13 May 2020
Take on Thomas Joseph 24 Apr 2020
Take in, as a Persian The Washington Post 26 Mar 2020
Take in, as a Persian LA Times Daily 26 Mar 2020
Take on The Times Concise 11 Feb 2020
Take in, as a stray cat Universal 05 Jan 2020
Bring home from an animal shelter Newsday 11 Nov 2019
Take home from a shelter Universal 26 Oct 2019
Take home from the pet shelter Wall Street Journal 21 Oct 2019
Add to one’s family Wall Street Journal 14 Oct 2019
Sponsor, as a highway Universal 12 Oct 2019
Espouse The Sun Two Speed 18 Sep 2019
Take notice and make choice The Sun Two Speed 18 Sep 2019
Take as one's own Thomas Joseph 07 Sep 2019
Accept as one's own Universal 02 Sep 2019
Take on Wall Street Journal 08 Jun 2019
Rescue from a shelter USA Today 17 May 2019
Take in, as a dog Universal 15 May 2019
Take home from the shelter, say New York Times 22 Apr 2019
Take a pup from the pound, say Wall Street Journal 14 Jan 2019
Take in, as a pet
Take on
Accept as one's own
Sponsor, as a highway
Take home from a shelter
Take in, as a dog
Take home from the shelter, say
Rescue from a shelter
Add to one's family
Make one's own
Take a pup from the pound, say
Take home from the pet shelter
Become a parent to Premier Sunday 30 Dec 2018
Take as one's own Eugene Sheffer 25 Dec 2018
Make one's own Wall Street Journal 05 Dec 2018
Officially bring into the family Universal 02 Nov 2018
Take in or on Jonesin 30 Oct 2018
Vote to accept LA Times Daily 24 Oct 2018
Vote to accept The Washington Post 24 Oct 2018
Animal shelter's plea USA Today 19 Oct 2018
Take on Universal 06 Oct 2018
Take home from an animal shelter The Washington Post 04 Sep 2018
Take home from an animal shelter LA Times Daily 04 Sep 2018
Assume Wall Street Journal 02 Aug 2018
Take as one's own USA Today 19 Jul 2018
Get from the ASPCA, perhaps USA Today 19 Jun 2018
Put into practice Newsday 18 May 2018
Put on fitting clothing for function The Telegraph Toughie 17 May 2018
Take on or take in Newsday 25 Mar 2018
Rescue, as a pet USA Today 22 Mar 2018
Take in, as a stray dog Newsday 19 Mar 2018
Start to use Premier Sunday 18 Mar 2018
Espouse The Telegraph Quick 02 Feb 2018
Take home from an animal shelter
Take on
Get from the ASPCA, perhaps
Take as one's own
Assume
Vote to accept
Officially bring into the family
Animal shelter's plea
Take in or take on Jonesin 12 Dec 2017
Take home a shelter animal Newsday 06 Dec 2017
Take in, as a stray USA Today 23 Nov 2017
Take responsibility for LA Times Daily 02 Sep 2017
Take responsibility for The Washington Post 02 Sep 2017
Take on as one's own Irish Times Simplex 31 Aug 2017
Take in, take on or take up Wall Street Journal 30 Aug 2017
Take in New York Times 17 Aug 2017
Ratify Universal 09 Aug 2017
Take up, as a cause USA Today 12 Jul 2017
Take in a stray Family Time 02 Apr 2017
Assume The Telegraph Quick 24 Mar 2017
Embrace New York Times 22 Jan 2017
Embrace
Ratify
Take responsibility for
Take in
Take in, as a stray
Take up, as a cause
Take up, as a strategy Wall Street Journal 15 Nov 2016
Take on New York Times 23 Oct 2016
Take into one's family Universal 31 Aug 2016
Take as one's own The Washington Post 15 Aug 2016
Foster The Guardian Quick 21 May 2016
Take in LA Times Daily 20 Apr 2016
Take in a pint to house party The Times Cryptic 14 Apr 2016
Take from a pet shelter Newsday 27 Jan 2016
Ratify New York Times 26 Jan 2016
Start using Newsday 23 Jan 2016
Make one's own The Washington Post 18 Jan 2016
Take on
Ratify
Become a parent, perhaps Jonesin 29 Dec 2015
One way to fatherhood Universal 26 Dec 2015
Bring home from the shelter LA Times Daily 09 Nov 2015
Take home from the pound The Chronicle of Higher Education 06 Nov 2015
Add to the family LA Times Daily 23 Oct 2015
Take on party in suitable surroundings The Telegraph Cryptic 08 Oct 2015
Assume (an attitude) The Times Concise 18 Sep 2015
Ratify USA Today 21 Jun 2015
Take up Wall Street Journal 18 May 2015
Take in Newsday 17 May 2015
One way to become parents USA Today 20 Apr 2015
Espouse USA Today 21 Mar 2015
Take under one's wing Universal 21 Feb 2015
Foster The Telegraph Quick 08 Feb 2015
Vote to accept Universal 31 Jan 2015
Accept formally Newsday 08 Jan 2015
Stir pint to make one's own The Telegraph Toughie 02 Jan 2015
Get a pet from a pound
One way to fatherhood
Add to the family
Bring home from the shelter
Take in
Take in
Take home from the shelter
Ratify
One way to become parents
Espouse
Take under one's wing
Vote to accept
Accept formally
Add to the household
Take home from the pound
Take in, as a new pet
Add to the family, in a way
Take in
Become a mother, maybe
One way to fatherhood
Bring into the family
Ratify
Take as one's own
Get a pet from the pound, say
Take as one's own
Bring in, as a boxer to one's home
Take under one's wing
Decide to use
Vote into law
One way to become a parent
Take on a pet project?
Shelter exhortation
One way to become parents
Vote to accept
Take on
Take as one's own
Take on
Take into custody?
Get a pound pooch, say
Take into custody?
Take in or take on
Assume as one's own
Decide to use, as a policy
One way to motherhood
Accept formally
Add to the family, in a way
Get a pound pooch, say
Go out of the pool for, say?
Take in
Take up, as a cause
Take as one's own
Approve, as a plan
Take into one's family
Take in from a pet shelter
Take home from a shelter
Get from a shelter
Assume as one's own
Get from a shelter
Take in
Choose, as a textbook series
Become a new father, in a way
Decide to use
Take into one's home
Get from the ASPCA, maybe
Start using
Settle on, as a plan
Begin using
Take in or take on
One way to get a new toy
One way to enlarge a family
Take in from a pet shelter
Take in from a pet shelter
Become parents to
Start using
Make one's own
Assume
Appropriate, as an idea
Vote to accept
Take on
Rescue, as a pet
Embrace
Put into effect
Assume as one's own
Take under one's wing
Rear as one's own
One of the ASPCA's "Ways to Help"
Start a family, perhaps
Pass, as a resolution
Get from the ASPCA
Accept formally and put into effect
One way to enlarge a family
One of the ASPCA's "Ways to Help"
Settle on, as a plan
Opposite of reject
Take an animal from the shelter
Take as one's own
Emulate Madonna
Put into effect
Begin using
Expand the family, in a way
Decide to use, as a policy
Accept
Decide to use, as a policy
Make one's own
Take up
Take in, as a child
Take in
Vote to accept
Espouse
Take up, as a cause
Pass
Assume
Put into effect, as a proposal
Take as one's own
Become parents to
Become parents
Vote to accept
Take in by choice
Ratify
Take on
Take in, as a stray
Make one's own
Add to the family, in a way
Take on
"__ the mornin'!"
Choose a textbook series
Assume
Take on
Take up, as a strategy
Take as one's own
Make one's own
One way to become a father
Assume
Take as one's own
Vote to accept
Take in
Become parents overnight
Become the legal parent of
Take as one's own
Take in
Take in by choice
Make one's own
Take for one's own
Accept formally
Acquire, as a pet from the shelter
Take in or on
Accept
Take in, as a stray
Sure way to fatherhood
Take as your own
Take on
Vote into law
Acquire, as a pet from the shelter
Take as one's own
Assume
Espouse
Vote to accept
Assume
Rear as one's own
Appropriate
Emulate Mia
Take under one's wing
Take in, as a stray cat
Sure way to motherhood
Become parents, in a way
Espouse
Take in or on
Take 4, clue 4
Expand the family, in a way
Take in
Take over
Take up
One way to become a parent
Take for one's own
Take as your own
One way to become a mommy
Put into effect, as a proposal
Accept a plan
Accept
Make one's own
Take for one's own
Become parents to
Assume
Take on, as a child
Emulate Mia
Make one's own
Take for one's own
Add a stranger to the family
Vote to accept
Take in, on or up
Embrace
One way to enlarge a family
Select and take
Embrace as one's own
Take in a foundling
Choose and take
Give a foundling a home
Espouse
Take in a stray
Take up and use
Choose, as a policy
Accept formally
Embrace, as a policy
Choose for keeps
___ a platform
Embrace, as ideas
Take up
Choose
Take as one's own.
Take for one's own.
Take.
Take up.
Espouse.
Take for oneself.
Accept formally.
Choose and follow (a course).
Call one's own.
Vote to accept.
Use as one's own.
Choose.
Choose and follow.
Accept.
Take under one's wing.
Take on.
Accept, as a report.
Take on a waif.
Start a family, perhaps
Bring home from the shelter
Pick up a few pointers?
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