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Similar words: adapt · adept · adopted · adopter · adoption · Copt · admit · ado · adobe · adore
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adopt

verb
1 verb plan, position, etc TRANSITIVEglac verb  c m uwe adopted a new plan ghlacamar plean nua chugainn féin, ghlacamar le plean úrwe adopted a common approach to management thángamar ar chur chuige coiteann maidir le bainistíocht 2 verb legislation, standard, etc TRANSITIVEglac le PhrV  c m uglac legal verb  c m uthis rule was adopted by the Council ghlac an Chomhairle leis an riail seo
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3 verb POL as candidate in election TRANSITIVEroghnaigh verb  c m u 4 verb as motto, slogan, etc TRANSITIVEglac le PhrV  c m uwe adopted this phrase as a motto ghlacamar leis an bhfrása seo mar mhana 5 verb way of behaving TRANSITIVEto adopt a posh tone of voice glór móiréiseach a chur ort féin, glór galánta a chur ort féinto adopt a stubborn attitude to sb éirí righin le duinehe adopted a hostile attitude to me chuaigh sé i m'aghaidh, thosaigh sé ag cur i m'éadan 6 verb physical position TRANSITIVEglac verb  c m utóg verb  c m uhe adopted a non-threatening posture chuir sé gothaí neamhbhagracha air féin, sheas sé ar bhealach nach raibh bagrach 7 verb name, title TRANSITIVEglac verb  c m uto adopt a title teideal a thabhairt ort féin 8 verb child
TRANSITIVEuchtaigh verb  c m uto adopt a child páiste a uchtú
INTRANSITIVEuchtaigh verb  c m uwe were keen to adopt bhí fonn orainn páiste a uchtú
9 verb animal TRANSITIVEthey've adopted a cat tá cat tógtha isteach acu, tá cat faighte acu dóibh féin 10 verb profession etc TRANSITIVEroghnaigh verb  c m uI adopted the teaching profession roghnaigh mé an mhúinteoireacht, chuaigh mé leis an múinteoireacht 11 verb as residence TRANSITIVEshe adopted Galway as her home chinn sí ar chónaí a dhéanamh i nGaillimh, shocraigh sí cur fúithi i nGaillimh 12 verb favoured place TRANSITIVEwe've adopted this pub as our local is é seo an teach ósta is minice a dtéimid chuigeit was adopted as the home of Irish athletics glacadh leis mar cheanncheathrú lúthchleasaíochta na hÉireann

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