Synonyms of adopt in English:

adopt


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verb

1‘this approach has been adopted by many big banks’

SYNONYMS
embrace, take on, acquire, affect, espouse, assume, appropriate, arrogate
approve, endorse, agree to, consent to, accede to, accept, ratify, validate, rubber-stamp, sanction, support, back, vote for
informal give something the go ahead, give something the green light, give something the thumbs up, OK, okay
ANTONYMS

abandon

2‘the people adopted him as their patron saint’

SYNONYMS
choose, select, pick, pick out, vote for, elect, settle on, decide on, single out, plump for, opt for, name, nominate, designate, appoint
ANTONYMS

reject