Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 8 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 8 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 9 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is adopt a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, adopt is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 8 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 8 points.

  • Is adopt a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, adopt is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 9 points.

Definition(s)

Verb
1.
meaning: take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own;
examples: She embraced Catholicism; They adopted the Jewish faith
synonyms: {espouse}; {embrace}; {sweep_up}
2.
meaning: put into dramatic form;
examples: adopt a book for a screenplay
synonyms: {dramatize}; {dramatise}
3.
meaning: take into one's family;
examples: They adopted two children from Nicaragua
synonyms: {take_in}
4.
meaning: take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect;
examples: 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
synonyms: {assume}; {acquire}; {take_on}; {take}
5.
meaning: take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities;
examples: When will the new President assume office?
synonyms: {assume}; {take_on}; {take_over}
6.
meaning: take up and practice as one's own ;
synonyms: {borrow}; {take_over}; {take_up}
7.
meaning: choose and follow;
examples: as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; She followed the feminist movement; The candidate espouses Republican ideals
synonyms: {follow}; {espouse}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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