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1) adopt. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To take, as another's idea, and make one's own: embrace, espouse, take on, take up. See ACCEPT, GIVE. 2. To accept officially: affirm, approve, confirm, pass,...

2) adopt. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...own child. 2a. To take and follow (a course of action, for example) by choice or assent: adopt a new technique. b. To take up and make one's own: adopt a new idea....

3) adapt, adopt, adept. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...Only adapt and adopt are likely to be confused in use. Adapt means to change or adjust something to fit a different purpose or circumstance or simply to change or...

4) adopt. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...See ADAPT. 1...

5) Hopkins'ians. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Those who adopt the theological opinions of Dr. Samuel Hopkins, of Connecticut. These sectarians hold most of the Calvinistic doctrines, but entirely reject the doctrines...

6) Art. 11. Miscellaneous. 67. Constitutions, By-laws, Rules of Order, and Standing Rules
...should not be placed in the constitution, etc., but should be included in the motion to adopt, thus: I move the adoption of the constitution reported by the committee...

7) 20931. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:20931 QUOTATION:Sentimentalists . adopt whatever merit is in good repute, and almost make it hateful with their praise. The warmer their expressions, the colder...

8) 4975. Austen, Jane. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:4975 QUOTATION:I will not adopt that ungenerous and impolitic custom so common with novel writers, of degrading by their contemptuous censure the very performances,...

9) Ru'bicon. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To pass the Rubicon. To adopt some measure from which it is not possible to recede. Thus, when the Austrians, in 1859, passed the Tici no, the act was a declaration...

10) 60412. Thoreau, Henry David. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:60412 QUOTATION:Carlyle, to adopt his own classification, is himself the hero as literary man. ATTRIBUTION:Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher,...

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