• choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans;
  • take up and practice as one's own
  • take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities;
  • take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect;
    • "he adopted an air of superiority"
  • take into one's family;
    • "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
  • put into dramatic form;
    • "adopt a book for a screenplay"
  • take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own;
    • "They adopted the Jewish faith"
  • ADOPT v -ED, -ING, -S to take into one's family by legal means

Scrabble Score: 8

adopt is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

adopt is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

adopt is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 9

adopt is a valid Words With Friends word