adopt translation English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "adopt" - English-Spanish dictionary

See all translations

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.
(Definition of adopt from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “adopt” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
poke

to greet someone on a social networking website by leaving them a special short message

Word of the Day

The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
by Liz Walter,
June 24, 2015
Look at these two sentences: My sister made the cake. The cake was made by my sister. Both these sentences mean the same. The first is an active sentence: it tells you what the sister did. The second is a passive sentence: it tells you what happened to the cake. Here are

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More