- legally take (another's child) and bring it up as one's own；choose to take up, follow, or use
verb: adopt, 3rd person present: adopts, gerund or present participle: adopting, past tense: adopted, past participle: adopted
- 1. legally take (another's child) and bring it up as one's own there are many people eager to adopt a baby
- 2. choose to take up, follow, or use this approach has been adopted by many big banks we wouldn't be surprised to see more small businesses adopt this technology 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ choose and move to (a country or city) as one's permanent place of residence.
- 3. take on or assume (an attitude or position) he adopted a patronizing tone
- ▪ British choose (someone) as a candidate for office she was recently adopted as Labour candidate for the constituency 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ formally approve or accept (a report or suggestion) the committee voted 5–1 to adopt the proposal 同義詞 反義詞
- 4. British (of a local authority) accept responsibility for the maintenance of (a road).
- legally take (another's child) and bring it up as one's own: there are many people eager to adopt a baby
Oxford American Dictionary
Accept是接受Adopt是採用但某些時候他們的意思非常相近我用yahoo字典的例句跟你解釋好了... our invitation.他已經接受了我們的邀請。這句如果換成adopt意思就有點怪了變成他已經採用了我們的邀請。 個人淺見
...www.swd.gov.hk/en/img/misc/Foster_Colour.JPG adopt 收養 : 收養又稱領養，是非具直系親子血緣的雙方透過法律認可建立形同血緣...
adopt oneself to something 我跟你說 你寫錯了 是 adapt oneself to something 使適應,使適合[(+to)] He tried hard to adapt himself to the new conditions. 他努力使自己適應新的情況。 你懂了嘛？？