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To have accepted or received, typically something awarded
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(of a place or position) To have occupied
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To have utilized or employed a tangible object
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Past tense for to legally care for another's child
“There are dozens of couples who are desperate to adopt a child.”
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Past tense for to choose to take up, follow, or use
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“Most consulting engineers chose to adopt this method as it satisfied the needs of the brief.”
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Past tense for to select and take or approve
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“The local party was due yesterday to make a decision on whether to adopt Smith as a candidate.”
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Past tense for to accept, support, or take on as one's own (an idea or a cause)
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Past tense for to adopt a feigned quality, manner or identity
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Past tense for to enact or establish legally or legislatively
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Past tense for to take for one's own benefit, typically without permission
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Past tense for to admit or welcome into a place or a group
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Past tense for select and give a responsibility
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Past tense for to assimilate into a body, structure or system
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Past tense for begin or start again
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(of a proposal) Past tense for to agree or consent to
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Past tense for find or give a new home
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Past tense for to act in accordance to the terms of
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Past tense for to inaugurate into an office or an organization, especially cermonially
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Past tense for to be made up or consist of
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Occupied oneself with
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Past tense for to reach a decision or recommendation
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Past tense for to convert or attempt to convert (someone) from one religion, belief, or opinion to another
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Past tense for redistribute, station troops or weapons
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Past tense for confess to be true or to be the case
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Past tense for to express approval or agreement
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Past tense for devote effort to something
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Past tense for to have the use or benefit of something
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Very commonly encountered or observed
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Chosen
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Supported
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(of a manner or identity) Used in a manner intended to deceive
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Treated or regarded with partiality
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Showing empathy for others, and recognizing their feelings etc.
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Of, from, in, or characteristic of a country or language other than one's own
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