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See definition of adopting on Dictionary.com
  • as inusing
  • as inadoption

synonyms for adopting

  • accepting
  • applying
  • employing
  • practicing
  • proving
  • testing
  • working
  • fosterage
  • fostering
  • raising
  • taking in
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How to use adopting in a sentence

Much has been lost by adopting equal temperament, but more has been gained.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
"No, she don't or'ter," the Colonel thought, involuntarily adopting Jake's dialect; but what to do with her was the question.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
I decided, therefore, on adopting the less costly mode of conveyance by oxen.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
English bridge-builders are somewhat hampered in adopting rational limits of working stress by the rules of the Board of Trade.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Colonial wealth now can get into Parliament only by the favour of urban constituencies—that is, by adopting Free Trade principles.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
A number of the Germans on board were adopting the African style of hair-cut, and the effect was something depressing.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
He early developed a taste for higher mathematics, but circumstances decided him in adopting medicine as his profession.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
And it was not, nor indeed could it be, carried out except by adopting means which were unconstitutional and disastrous.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
But what I started to tell about is the persistence the guinea fowl show in adopting the stable as a home.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Adopting a desultory system of warfare, he obliged them to recross the Apure, having lost half their original numbers.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 366VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ADOPTING

  • adopting
  • fosterage
  • fostering
  • raising
  • taking in
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.