Translation of "adopt" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /əˈdɒpt/ us /əˈdɑpt/

to take someone else’s child into your family and legally become the parent of that child

He was adopted as a baby. Fu adottato quando era ancora neonato.

to start doing or using something new

We’ve adopted a different approach to solving the problem. Abbiamo adottato un approccio diverso alla soluzione del problema.

(Translation of “adopt” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)