Meaning of adopter in English:


Pronunciation /əˈdɒptə/


  • 1A person who legally takes another's child and brings it up as their own.

    • ‘misunderstandings about adoption are contributing to a serious shortage of adopters’
  • 2A person or organization that chooses to take up, follow, or use something.

    • ‘consumers have been keen adopters of some new payment technologies’