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to take on as one's own
The exact meaning of adopt depends upon its context. For example:
  • "adopt a child" — to legally take on parental responsibilities for another person's child
  • "adopt a plan" — to accept or begin to use something
  • "adopt a pet" — to take in a pet — especially one from an animal shelter
  • "Congress adopted the resolution." — had a formal vote and passed
  • "adopted a confident attitude" — took on or displayed
  • I didn't ask to be adopted.
    p. 279.8
  • I didn't ask for you or anybody to adopt me.
    p. 65.6
  • When he adopted me.
    p. 99.9
  • But your adoptive parents?
    p. 175.3
  • Adopting me wasn't exactly her idea."
    p. 175.5
  • I mean your adoptive family.
    p. 237.2

There are no more uses of "adopt" in Cinder.

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