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adopt
used in Me Before You

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Definition
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
  • But she just looked a bit surprised, and then adopted that tense expression that meant she was already imagining all sorts of possible and undesirable consequences.
    p. 322.8

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