Translation of "adopt" - English-Japanese dictionary

adopt

verb uk /əˈdɒpt/ us /əˈdɑpt/

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

~を養子(養女)にする
He was adopted as a baby.

to start doing or using something new

~を導入する, 取り入れる
We’ve adopted a different approach to solving the problem.

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