meaning of adopted

adopted meaning in General Dictionary

Taken by use adopted as ones own as an adopted son resident country word

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  • acquired as your very own by free choice
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  • Taken by adoption; taken on as you's own; as, an adopted boy, citizen, country, term.

adopted meaning in General Dictionary

(imp. & p. p.) of Adopt

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  • (a.) Taken by adoption; taken up together's very own; since, an adopted boy, citizen, country, term.

Sentence Examples with the word adopted

Antoninus Pius died in 161, having recommended as his successor Aurelius, then forty years of age, without mentioning Commodus, his other adopted son, commonly called Lucius Verus.

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