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adoption

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  • nounchoosing or taking something as one's own
  • nounlegal taking of another's child
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Synonyms for adoption

noun choosing or taking something as one's own
  • acceptance
  • approval
  • enactment
  • endorsement
  • maintenance
  • ratification
  • approbation
  • appropriation
  • assumption
  • choice
  • confirmation
  • embracement
  • embracing
  • espousal
  • following
  • selection
  • support
  • taking on
  • taking over
  • taking up

Antonyms for adoption

  • disapproval
  • opposition
  • refusal
  • rejection
  • pass
  • repudiation
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employment

noun. using something
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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