- vt. 收养 take the child of another person into one's family to become one's own child
- vt. 采用,采纳,采取 take sth as one's own
- vt. 正式接受,通过 accept formally or officially; approve
choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans;
"She followed the feminist movement"
"The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
take up and practice as one's own
take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities;
"When will the new President assume office?"
take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect;
"His voice took on a sad tone"
"The story took a new turn"
"he adopted an air of superiority"
"She assumed strange manners"
"The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
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;
"She embraced Catholicism"
"They adopted the Jewish faith"
- They adopt new techniques in raising sheep.
- The schools must adopt new methods of teaching foreign languages.
- She was left an orphan and a poor peasant woman adopted her.
- To adopt the fruits of sin was to give countenance to it.
- We should adopt the consumers' suggestion.
- Many childless couples adopt children.
- He told his neighbours that he had adopted me.
- The family adopted a puppy.
- I'll adopt her in my school.
- I like your methods of teaching and I shall adopt them in my school.
- To achieve these ends, we must adopt the above mentioned measures.
- The factories have adopted the newest modern technology.
- We're willing to adopt your plan.
- We have adopted a course different from theirs.
- Were we to adopt this view, we would isolate ourselves.
- After going to France he soon adopted the French way of life.
- The school must adopt new methods of teaching foreign languages.
- You should always adopt an attitude of deference before your superiors.
- In 1971 Britain also adopted the decimal system.1971
- The House adopted the report.
- The meeting adopted a resolution.
- I was adopted as a baby, and never knew my real parents.
- His proposal was adopted by the committee.
- adopt as (v. + prep.)
选某人为… choose sb as (a representative, etc.)
- be adopted into (v. + prep.)
被…所收养 be taken into one's family as a relation by sb/sth
- be adopted from (v. + prep.)
选自…,取自… choose or take sth from some place
- adopt an attitude 采取一种态度
- adopt the budget 通过预算
- adopt Eastern forms of dress 采用东方的服装样式
- adopt the homeless orphan 收养无家可归的孤儿
- adopt measures 采取措施
- adopt methods 采用方法
- adopt the new rule 通过新章程
- adopt a policy 采取方针
- adopt a proposal 采纳建议
- adopt a suggestion 采纳建议
- adopt the resolution 通过议案
- adopt steps 采取步骤
- adopt tactics 采取策略
- adopt a technique 采取手法
- adopt the view 采纳观点
- adopt apparently 明显地接受
- adopt arbitrarily 武断地采纳,擅自采用
- adopt deceitfully 不诚实地采用
- adopt dogmatically 教条地搬用
- adopt formally 正式批准
- adopt frankly 坦率地接受
- adopt immediately 立即通过
- adopt legally 合法收养
- adopt prudently 谨慎地采纳
- adopt secretly 秘密通过
- adopt solemnly 郑重接受
- adopt ultimately 最终采纳
- adopt unanimously 一致通过
- adopt widely 广泛采用
I had rather to adopt a child than get it.出自：Othello , Shakespeare
Those whom he happens to adopt as favourites.出自： S. Johnson
- adopt是及物动词,接名词或代词作宾语。作“采用,采纳,采取”解时,后面常接方法、方针、步骤、政策、意见、态度、计划之类的名词; 作“正式通过或接受”解时,后面常接报告、议案、决议、方案、计划之类的名词。
- ☆ 1540年左右进入英语，直接源自法语的adopter；最初源自拉丁语的adoptare，意为有选择的采取。
- accept 接受
- assume 假定
- embrace 拥抱
- choose 选择
- take on 承担
- take up 拿起
- espouse 支持
- approve 批准
- agree 同意
- implement 工具
- take 拿
- reject 拒绝
- to 对于
- a 英语字母表的第一个字母...
- own 自己的
- oneself 自己
- home 家
- one's 任何人的
- give 给
- as 同样地
- take over 接收
- follow 跟随
- take in 接受
- sweep up 打扫
- acquire 获得
- dramatise 把 ... 戏剧化...
- borrow 借
- dramatize 戏剧化