Translation of "adopt" - English-Spanish dictionary

adopt

verb uk /əˈdɒpt/

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

adoptar
He was adopted as a baby.

to start doing or using something new

adoptar
We’ve adopted a different approach to solving the problem.

(Translation of “adopt” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

adopt

verb /əˈdopt/

to take (a child of other parents) as one’s own

adoptar
Since they had no children of their own, they decided to adopt a little girl.

to take (something) as one’s own

adoptar
While he was living in France, he adopted the French way of life.

to formally approve a suggestion

Adoptar
The policy was adopted after a vote by the council.
adopted /əˈdoptid/ adjective

Adoptado
Their son is adopted.
adoptive /-tiv/ adjective

an adoptive parent is a parent who has adopted a child

adoptivo
his adoptive father.

(Translation of “adopt” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)