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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb adopt:

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Synonyms of the verb adopt

The verb adopt has more than one meaning. Please check the definition for more details about its synonyms.

Equivalent words for the verb adopt, that have fewer characters:

  1. take (4 letter word, the shortest synonym for adopt)
    • inflections: took, taken, taking, takes
    • related terms: atake, intake, intaker, foretake, mistake, mistaken, mistakable, mistaker, outtake, outtaken, overtake, overtaken, overtakable, overtaker, retake, retaken, retaker, undertake, undertaken, undertakery, undertakable, undertaker, uptake, uptaker, withtake, taken, takeful, takeable, taker

Equivalent words for the verb adopt, that have more characters:

  1. acquire (7 letter word for adopt)
    • inflections: acquired, acquiring, acquires
    • related terms: preacquire, reacquire, Acquiree, Acquiry, acquirable, acquirer
  2. assume (6 letter word for adopt)
    • inflections: assumed, assuming, assumes
    • related terms: coassume, overassume, preassume, reassume, re-assume, assumable, assumer, assument
  3. borrow (6 letter word for adopt)
    • inflections: borrowed, borrowing, borrows
    • related terms: overborrow, reborrow, borrowable, borrower
  4. dramatise (9 letter word, one of the longest synonyms for adopt)
    • inflections: dramatised, dramatising, dramatises
    • related terms: overdramatise, dramatic, dramatics, dramatism, dramatist, dramatize, dramatisation, dramatization
  5. dramatize (9 letter word, one of the longest synonyms for adopt)
  6. embrace (7 letter word for adopt)
    • inflections: embraced, embracing, embraces
    • related terms: coembrace, disembrace, interembrace, reembrace, re-embrace, embracery, embracer, embracive
  7. espouse (7 letter word for adopt)
    • inflections: espoused, espousing, espouses
    • related terms: disespouse, re-espouse, re-espousal, espousage, espousal, espouser
  8. follow (6 letter word for adopt)
    • inflections: followed, following, follows
    • related terms: Unfollow, upfollow, followable, follower

Equivalent phrases for the verb adopt:

  1. sweep up (8 character phrase for adopt)
  2. take in (7 character phrase for adopt)
  3. take on (7 character phrase for adopt)
  4. take over (9 characters phrase, the longest phrasal synonym for adopt)
  5. take up (7 character phrase for adopt)

Hypernyms of the verb adopt

More generic words for the verb adopt, that have fewer characters:

  1. act (3 letter word)
    • inflections: acted, acting, acts
    • related terms: unact, unactable, unaction, unactive, inact, inaction, inactive, exact, exactment, exactness, exactable, exacter, exactor, exaction, exactive, exactly, transact, transactor, transaction, Transactive, anteact, coact, coactor, coaction, coactive, counteract, counteracter, counteractor, counteractant, counteraction, counteractive, foreact, interact, Interactor, interactant, interaction, interactive, misact, outact, overact, Overactor, overaction, overactive, peract, postact, preact, preaction, preactive, react, reactance, reactor, reactant, reaction, reactive, re-act, retroact, retroaction, retroactive, subact, subaction, underact, underactor, underaction, underactive, ACCY, actify, actine, actless, acture, actable, actor, actious, Actant, action, active
  2. ask (3 letter word)
    • inflections: asked, asking, asks
    • related terms: outask, reask, Askard, askable, askance, asker, askant
  3. aver (4 letter word)
    • inflections: averred, averring, avers
    • related terms: eaver, misaver, preaver, reaver, reavery, average, averish, averment, AVERY, aversion, avertive
  4. avow (4 letter word)
    • inflections: avowed, avowing, avows
    • related terms: disavow, disavowal, disavowment, disavowable, disavowance, disavower, reavow, reavowal, avowal, avowable, avowance, avower, avowant
  5. bang (4 letter word)
    • inflections: banged, banging, bangs
    • related terms: cobang, Bangless, bangling, bangy, Bangable, banger
  6. be (2 letter word, one of the shortest hypernyms for adopt)
    • inflections: was, were, been, being, is
  7. bear (4 letter word)
    • inflections: bore, born, bearing, bears, borne
    • related terms: abear, abearance, unbear, unbearable, forebear, Forebearer, misbear, outbear, overbear, overbearance, overbearer, rebear, underbear, underbearer, upbear, upbearer, beardom, bearess, bearish, bearlet, bearlike, bearship, bearable, bearance, bearer, Bearly, bearward
  8. bed (3 letter word)
    • inflections: bed, bedded, bedding, beds
    • related terms: abed, ABURE, abey, ABER, abor, unbed, combed, imbed, interbed, rebed, subbed, surbed, underbed, beden, Bedful, bedless, bedlike, bedman, bedward
  9. bonk (4 letter word)
    • inflections: bonked, bonking, bonks
  10. buy (3 letter word)
    • inflections: bought, buying, buys
    • related terms: outbuy, overbuy, Prebuy, rebuy, underbuy, upbuy, BUER
  11. calm (4 letter word)
    • inflections: calmed, calming, calms
    • related terms: uncalm, uncalmness, uncalmative, uncalmly, intercalm, calmness, calmy, calmer, calmant, calmative, calmly
  12. draw (4 letter word)
    • inflections: drew, drawn, drawing, draws
    • related terms: undraw, undrawable, Counterdraw, counter-draw, misdraw, outdraw, overdraw, overdrawer, predraw, predrawer, redraw, redrawer, underdraw, updraw, withdraw, withdrawal, withdrawment, withdrawable, withdrawer, drawee, drawish, drawling, drawable, drawer, drawly
  13. eff (3 letter word)
    • inflections: effed, effing, effs
    • related terms: coeff, effable, effate
  14. find (4 letter word)
    • inflections: found, finding, finds
    • related terms: outfind, refind, underfind, findal, findy, findable, finder
  15. fuck (4 letter word)
  16. get (3 letter word)
    • inflections: got, gotten, getting, gets
    • related terms: aget, unget, ungetable, overget, reget, subget, Underget, upget, getling, getable
  17. go (2 letter word, one of the shortest hypernyms for adopt)
    • inflections: went, gone, going, goes
  18. have (4 letter word)
    • inflections: had, having, has
    • related terms: unhave, mishave, haveage, haven, haveless, haveable, haver
  19. head (4 letter word)
    • inflections: headed, heading, heads
    • related terms: ahead, unhead, unheady, unheader, cohead, forehead, overhead, overheady, overheadman, rehead, subhead, Subheader, underhead, Headage, headful, Headish, headless, headlike, headling, headship, heady, header, headman, headly, headward
  20. hit (3 letter word)
    • inflections: hit, hitting, hits
    • related terms: unhit, mishit, outhit, overhit, hitless, hitman, Hitwoman
  21. hump (4 letter word)
  22. hurt (4 letter word)
    • inflections: hurt, hurting, hurts
    • related terms: unhurt, unhurtful, Unhurtable, hurtful, hurtless, hurtling, hurtsome, hurty, hurtable, hurter
  23. jazz (4 letter word)
    • inflections: jazzed, jazzing, jazzes
    • related terms: outjazz, Jazzify, jazzist, Jazzless, jazzlike, jazzy, jazzer, jazzman, Jazzwoman
  24. know (4 letter word)
    • inflections: knew, known, knowing, knows
    • related terms: aknow, unknow, unknowen, unknowable, disknow, foreknow, foreknowable, foreknower, interknow, misknow, overknow, preknow, reknow, knowen, knowable, knower
  25. line (4 letter word)
    • inflections: lined, lining, lines
    • related terms: aline, aliner, deline, delinition, unline, colline, collinal, Colliness, inline, Inlinable, A-line, Counterline, interline, interliner, intraline, outline, outliner, overline, reline, reliner, subline, underline, underlinen, underliner, upline, lineage, linen, Lineic, lineless, linelet, linelike, liney, lineable, lineate, liner, linous, lineation, lineman
  26. love (4 letter word)
    • inflections: loved, loving, loves
    • related terms: unlove, unlovable, colove, counterlove, Cyberlove, dislove, outlove, overlove, overlover, relove, lovee, lovery, loveful, lovehood, loveless, Lovelike, loveling, lovesome, lovey, loveable, lover, loveman, lovely
  27. lull (4 letter word)
    • inflections: lulled, lulling, lulls
    • related terms: lully, Lullable, luller
  28. make (4 letter word)
    • inflections: made, making, makes
    • related terms: unmake, unmakable, unmaker, transmake, comake, comaker, mismake, Overmake, premake, premaker, remake, remaker, makedom, makeless, makeable, maker
  29. move (4 letter word)
    • inflections: moved, moving, moves
    • related terms: amove, amovable, demove, commove, Comove, countermove, counter-move, emove, mismove, outmove, Postmove, premove, premover, remove, removal, removable, remover, upmove, Moval, moveless, movement, moveable, mover
  30. need (4 letter word)
    • inflections: needed, needing, needs
    • related terms: Preneed, Need-Based, needful, needless, Needlet, needling, needment, needsome, needy, needer, needly
  31. pen (3 letter word)
    • inflections: penned, penning, pent, pens
    • related terms: unpen, unpenal, impen, Autopen, copen, mispen, repen, repension, underpen, penal, pendom, penful, penial, Penless, penlike, penship, penible, penance, pension, penman, penmanship, penwoman, penwomanship
  32. plan (4 letter word)
    • inflections: planned, planning, plans
    • related terms: unplan, counterplan, foreplan, outplan, preplan, replan, underplan, planarian, planetic, planful, planish, planless, planable, planate, planer, planation, planity
  33. see (3 letter word)
    • inflections: saw, seen, seeing, sees
    • related terms: unsee, unsure, unseize, unsely, insee, insure, foresee, foresey, foreseize, Missee, outsee, oversee, oversure, presee, preser, resee, Resen, reseise, reseize, undersee, seal, seen, seeling, seeable, seer, seor, seely
  34. swan (4 letter word)
    • inflections: swanned, swanning, swans
    • related terms: swanhood, swanlike, swan-like, Swanling
  35. tape (4 letter word)
    • inflections: taped, taping, tapes
    • related terms: etape, Microtape, Pretape, retape, teletape, tapen, tapery, tapeless, tapelike, taper, tapeman
  36. use (3 letter word)
    • inflections: used, using, uses
    • related terms: unuse, unusage, unusable, co-use, disuse, disusage, disusance, foreuse, misuse, misusage, misuser, overuse, Overuser, peruse, perusal, perusable, peruser, reuse, reusable, Reuser, re-use, Re-User, Underuse, usee, useful, useless, usure, useable, user
  37. win (3 letter word)
    • inflections: won, winning, wins
    • related terms: awin, outwin, overwin, rewin, winery, winful, winish, winless, winsome, winy, Winable, winer, winly
  38. work (4 letter word)
    • inflections: wrought, worked, working, works
    • related terms: awork, unwork, unworkable, unworker, inwork, a-work, co-work, co-worker, counterwork, counterworker, interwork, outwork, outworker, overwork, Postwork, Prework, rework, Telework, underwork, underworker, underworkman, upwork, workaholic, workful, workless, Worklike, workship, worksome, worky, workable, worker, workman, workmanship, workwoman, Workly, workwise

More generic words for the verb adopt, that have the same number of characters:

  1. abide (5 letter word)
    • inflections: abided, abiding, abides, abode
    • related terms: abidal, abidance, abider
  2. apply (5 letter word)
    • inflections: applied, applying, applies
    • related terms: Coapply, Disapply, misapply, misapplier, Overapply, preapply, reapply, reappliance, reapplier, Underapply, appliable, appliance, applier, appliant
  3. brook (5 letter word)
    • inflections: brooked, brooking, brooks
    • related terms: abrook, upbrook, brookite, brookless, brooklet, brooklike, brooky, brookable
  4. carry (5 letter word)
    • inflections: carried, carrying, carries
    • related terms: miscarry, miscarriage, outcarry, overcarry, recarry, recarriage, recarrier, undercarry, undercarriage, upcarry, carriage, carriable, carrier
  5. cover (5 letter word)
    • inflections: covered, covering, covers
    • related terms: uncover, discover, discovery, forecover, overcover, precover, Precovery, recover, recovery, re-cover, subcover, undercover, upcover, coverage, coverless, coverlet, Covery, coverable, coverer
  6. cross (5 letter word)
    • inflections: crossed, crossing, crosses
    • related terms: across, uncross, uncrossable, uncrossly, incross, autocross, countercross, intercross, outcross, overcross, recross, crossette, crossite, crosslet, crosslike, crossness, crossable, crosser, crossly, crosswise
  7. dress (5 letter word)
    • inflections: dressed, dressing, dresses
    • related terms: undress, Undressable, E-Dress, outdress, overdress, redress, redressal, redressless, redressment, redressable, redressible, redresser, redressor, redressive, re-dress, underdress, updress, dressage, Dressless, dressy, Dressable, dresser
  8. enter (5 letter word)
    • inflections: entered, entering, enters
    • related terms: disenter, misenter, overenter, preenter, pre-enter, reenter, reenterable, re-enter, underenter, enteral, enteric, enterics, enteroid, enterable, enterate, enterer
  9. incur (5 letter word)
    • inflections: incurred, incurring, incurs
    • related terms: reincur, incurment, incurable, incurious, incursion
  10. judge (5 letter word)
    • inflections: judged, judging, judges
    • related terms: unjudge, unjudgable, ex-judge, cojudge, forejudge, forejudgment, forejudger, Interjudge, misjudge, misjudgment, misjudger, overjudge, overjudgment, prejudge, prejudgment, prejudger, rejudge, rejudgment, subjudge, underjudge, judgment, judgship, judger
  11. quiet (5 letter word)
    • inflections: quieted, quieting, quiets
    • related terms: unquiet, unquietness, unquietable, unquieter, unquietous, unquietly, inquiet, inquietness, inquietation, inquietly, disquiet, disquieten, disquietness, disquieter, disquietly, overquiet, overquietness, overquietly, quietage, quieten, Quietish, quietism, quietist, quietlike, quietness, quietsome, quietable, quieter, quietive, quietly
  12. react (5 letter word)
    • inflections: reacted, reacting, reacts
    • related terms: Autoreact, interreact, Interreaction, overreact, overreaction, overreactive, Underreact, reactance, reactor, reactant, reaction, reactive
  13. score (5 letter word)
    • inflections: scored, scoring, scores
    • related terms: outscore, overscore, prescore, rescore, Subscore, underscore, scorify, scoreless, scorer, scorious
  14. screw (5 letter word)
    • inflections: screwed, screwing, screws
    • related terms: unscrew, unscrewable, upscrew, screwage, screwish, screwless, screwlike, screwship, screwy, screwable, screwer, screwman, screwwise
  15. stand (5 letter word)
    • inflections: stood, standing, stands
    • related terms: counterstand, outstand, outstander, overstand, perstand, understand, understandable, understander, upstand, upstander, withstand, Withstandable, withstander, standage, standard, standee, standish, stander
  16. start (5 letter word)
    • inflections: started, starting, starts
    • related terms: astart, Unstart, a-start, Autostart, Costart, Forestart, misstart, outstart, outstartling, outstarter, Prestart, restart, restartable, re-start, upstart, upstartism, upstartness, startful, startish, startling, starty, Startable, starter, startor, startly
  17. still (5 letter word)
    • inflections: stilled, stilling, stills
    • related terms: unstill, instill, instilling, instilment, exstill, stillage, stillery, stillish, stillness, stilly, stiller, stillman
  18. swear (5 letter word)
    • inflections: swore, sworn, swearing, swears
    • related terms: unswear, foreswear, outswear, reswear, Sweary, swearer
  19. tally (5 letter word)
    • inflections: tallied, tallying, tallies
    • related terms: countertally, distally, retally, retaliate, talliage, talliable, talliate, tallier
  20. trace (5 letter word)
    • inflections: traced, tracing, traces
    • related terms: untrace, foretrace, intertrace, mistrace, overtrace, pretrace, retrace, retraction, retractive, re-trace, uptrace, tracery, Tracial, traceless, traceable, tracer
  21. track (5 letter word)
    • inflections: tracked, tracking, tracks
    • related terms: Intertrack, overtrack, retrack, uptrack, trackage, Trackee, trackless, Tracklike, trackable, tracker, trackman, trackmanship
  22. write (5 letter word)
    • inflections: wrote, written, writing, writes
    • related terms: unwrite, unwritable, Cowrite, counterwrite, miswrite, outwrite, overwrite, Overwriter, Prewrite, rewrite, Rewritable, rewriter, underwrite, underwriter, writee, writeable, writer

More generic words for the verb adopt, that have more characters:

  1. accept (6 letter word)
    • inflections: accepted, accepting, accepts
    • related terms: unaccept, unacceptable, unacceptance, unacceptant, misaccept, misacception, preaccept, preacceptance, reaccept, reacceptance, acceptee, acceptable, acceptance, accepter, acceptor, acceptant, acception, acceptation, acceptive
  2. affirm (6 letter word)
    • inflections: affirmed, affirming, affirms
    • related terms: counteraffirm, counteraffirmation, disaffirm, disaffirmance, disaffirmation, disaffirmative, misaffirm, overaffirm, overaffirmation, overaffirmative, preaffirm, preaffirmation, preaffirmative, reaffirm, reaffirmance, reaffirmer, reaffirmation, affirmable, affirmance, affirmer, affirmant, affirmation, affirmative, affirmly
  3. assert (6 letter word)
    • inflections: asserted, asserting, asserts
    • related terms: coassert, coasserter, Counterassert, misassert, misassertion, overassert, overassertion, overassertive, preassert, reassert, reassertor, reassertion, assertable, assertible, asserter, assertor, assertion, Assertation, assertive, assertative
  4. become (6 letter word)
    • inflections: became, become, becoming, becomes
    • related terms: unbecome, disbecome, misbecome, rebecome, Becomable, Becomer
  5. change (6 letter word)
    • inflections: changed, changing, changes
    • related terms: unchange, exchange, exchangee, exchanger, transchange, transchanger, counterchange, interchange, interchanger, rechange, changable, changer
  6. choose (6 letter word)
    • inflections: chose, chosen, choosing, chooses
    • related terms: forechoose, mischoose, prechoose, rechoose, choosy, choosable, chooser
  7. communicate (11 letter word)
    • inflections: communicated, communicating, communicates
    • related terms: excommunicate, intercommunicate, intercommunal, intercommuner, intercommunity, miscommunicate, Overcommunicate, precommunicate, Precommunist, recommunicate, telecommunicate, communicable, communicant, communication, communicative
  8. compose (7 letter word)
    • inflections: composed, composing, composes
    • related terms: decompose, decomposite, decomposure, decomposable, decomposer, decomposition, discompose, discomposure, miscompose, photocompose, photocomposer, photocomposition, precompose, precomposition, recompose, recomposer, recomposition, composal, composite, composure, composable, composer, composant, composition, Composty, compositive
  9. comprise (8 letter word)
    • inflections: comprised, comprising, comprises
    • related terms: comprisal, comprisable
  10. constitute (10 letter word)
    • inflections: constituted, constituting, constitutes
    • related terms: preconstitute, reconstitute, reconstitution, Constitutable, constituter, constitutor, constitution, constitutive
  11. construe (8 letter word)
    • inflections: construed, construing, construes
    • related terms: misconstrue, misconstrual, misconstruable, misconstruer, Misconstruation, reconstrue, construal, construable, construer
  12. correspond (10 letter word)
    • inflections: corresponded, corresponding, corresponds
    • related terms: precorrespond, precorrespondence, precorrespondent, correspondence, corresponder, correspondent
  13. create (6 letter word)
    • inflections: created, creating, creates
    • related terms: uncreate, uncreatable, uncreation, uncreative, concreate, increate, increative, transcreate, Transcreation, cocreate, cocreator, Cocreation, discreate, discreation, intercreate, miscreate, miscreator, miscreation, miscreative, precreate, precreation, precreative, recreate, recreatable, recreator, recreation, recreative, re-create, re-creator, re-creation, re-creative, creatic, creatine, creature, creatable, creator, creation, creative
  14. decide (6 letter word)
    • inflections: decided, deciding, decides
    • related terms: undecide, undecidable, misdecide, predecide, redecide, deciduous, decidable, decidence, decider, decident
  15. delineate (9 letter word)
    • inflections: delineated, delineating, delineates
    • related terms: predelineate, delinition
  16. demand (6 letter word)
    • inflections: demanded, demanding, demands
    • related terms: counterdemand, overdemand, predemand, redemand, redemandable, demandable, demander, demandant, demandative
  17. describe (8 letter word)
    • inflections: described, describing, describes
    • related terms: foredescribe, misdescribe, misdescriber, overdescribe, predescribe, redescribe, describable, describer, describent
  18. determine (9 letter word)
    • inflections: determined, determining, determines
    • related terms: codetermine, codetermination, foredetermine, foredetermination, interdetermine, interdetermination, misdetermine, Overdetermine, predetermine, predeterminism, predeterminable, predeterminate, predeterminer, predeterminant, predetermination, predeterminative, redetermine, redeterminible, redetermination, Underdetermine, determinism, determinist, determinoid, determinable, determinate, determiner, Determinize, Determinization, determinant, determination, determinative
  19. digest (6 letter word)
    • inflections: digested, digesting, digests
    • related terms: undigest, undigestable, undigestible, undigestion, indigest, indigestible, indigestion, indigestive, overdigest, predigest, predigestion, redigest, redigestion, digestment, digesture, digestible, digester, digestor, digestant, digestion, digestive
  20. direct (6 letter word)
    • inflections: directed, directing, directs
    • related terms: undirect, undirectness, undirectly, indirect, indirectness, indirection, indirectly, codirect, codirector, misdirect, misdirection, predirect, predirector, predirection, redirect, Redirectable, Redirector, redirection, directness, directable, directer, director, direction, directive, directly
  21. employ (6 letter word)
    • inflections: employed, employing, employs
    • related terms: unemploy, Unemployee, unemployment, coemploy, coemployee, coemployment, disemploy, disemployment, misemploy, misemployment, overemploy, overemployment, preemploy, preemployee, preemployment, pre-employ, pre-employee, pre-employment, reemploy, reemployment, re-employ, re-employment, employee, employless, employment
  22. endure (6 letter word)
    • inflections: endured, enduring, endures
    • related terms: coendure, perendure, endurable, endurance, endurer, endurant
  23. evaluate (8 letter word)
    • inflections: evaluated, evaluating, evaluates
    • related terms: misevaluate, misevaluation, reevaluate, reevaluation, re-evaluate, re-evaluation, evaluable, evaluation, evaluative
  24. expend (6 letter word)
    • inflections: expended, expending, expends
    • related terms: misexpend, overexpend, preexpend, pre-expend, expendable, expendible, expender
  25. experience (10 letter word)
    • inflections: experienced, experiencing, experiences
    • related terms: unexperience, unexperient, inexperience, inexperient, preexperience, preexperiment, pre-experience, pre-experiment, reexperience, reexperiment, re-experience, re-experiment, experiment, experient
  26. feature (7 letter word)
    • inflections: featured, featuring, features
    • related terms: defeature, transfeature, cofeature, disfeature, misfeature, Subfeature, underfeature, featural, featurette, featurish
  27. indite (6 letter word)
    • inflections: indited, inditing, indites
    • related term: inditer
  28. interact (8 letter word)
    • inflections: interacted, interacting, interacts
    • related terms: Interactor, interactant, interaction, interactive
  29. intercommunicate (16 letter word, the longest hypernym for adopt)
    • inflections: intercommunicated, intercommunicating, intercommunicates
    • related terms: intercommunal, intercommuner, intercommunity
  30. interpret (9 letter word)
    • inflections: interpreted, interpreting, interprets
    • related terms: misinterpret, misinterpretable, misinterpreter, misinterpretation, Overinterpret, preinterpret, preinterpretation, preinterpretative, reinterpret, Reinterpretable, reinterpretation, interpretable, interpretate, interpreter, interpretor, Interpretant, interpretation, interpretive, interpretative
  31. involve (7 letter word)
    • inflections: involved, involving, involves
    • related terms: coinvolve, disinvolve, interinvolve, overinvolve, preinvolve, reinvolve, involver, involvent
  32. locomote (8 letter word)
    • inflections: locomoted, locomoting, locomotes
    • related terms: locomotor, locomotion, locomotive
  33. necessitate (11 letter word)
    • inflections: necessitated, necessitating, necessitates
    • related terms: prenecessitate, renecessitate, necessitarian, necessity, necessitous, necessitation, necessitative
  34. obtain (6 letter word)
    • inflections: obtained, obtaining, obtains
    • related terms: preobtain, preobtainable, reobtain, reobtainment, reobtainable, obtainal, obtainment, obtainable, obtainance, obtainer
  35. position (8 letter word)
    • inflections: positioned, positioning, positions
    • related terms: circumposition, deposition, depositee, depositure, depositor, depositation, depositive, composition, compositure, compositor, compositous, compositive, imposition, impositive, exposition, expositor, expositive, transposition, transpositor, transpositive, anteposition, contraposition, contrapositive, counterposition, disposition, dispositor, dispositive, interposition, Interpositive, malposition, misposition, postposition, postpositive, preposition, prepositure, prepositor, prepositive, reposition, repositor, retroposition, positure, positor, positive
  36. postulate (9 letter word)
    • inflections: postulated, postulating, postulates
    • related terms: expostulate, expostulation, expostulative, repostulate, repostulation, postulance, postulant, postulation
  37. produce (7 letter word)
    • inflections: produced, producing, produces
    • related terms: comproduce, coproduce, coproducer, coproduction, interproduce, misproduce, outproduce, overproduce, Overproducer, overproduction, overproductive, reproduce, reproducible, reproducer, reproduction, reproductive, underproduce, underproducer, underproduction, underproductive, producal, producible, producer, producent, production, productive
  38. purchase (8 letter word)
    • inflections: purchased, purchasing, purchases
    • related terms: Micropurchase, mispurchase, overpurchase, Postpurchase, prepurchase, prepurchaser, repurchase, repurchaser, purchasery, purchasable, purchaser
  39. quieten (7 letter word)
    • inflections: quietened, quietening, quietens
    • related terms: disquieten, quietener
  40. receive (7 letter word)
    • inflections: received, receiving, receives
    • related terms: interreceive, misreceive, misrecite, prereceive, prerecite, re-receive, re-recite, receival, receivable, receiver
  41. record (6 letter word)
    • inflections: recorded, recording, records
    • related terms: Unrecord, interrecord, overrecord, prerecord, rerecord, Rerecordable, re-record, recordist, recordless, Recordlike, recordable, recordance, recorder, recordant, recordation, recordative
  42. replace (7 letter word)
    • inflections: replaced, replacing, replaces
    • related terms: Replacee, replacer
  43. represent (9 letter word)
    • inflections: represented, representing, represents
    • related terms: misrepresent, overrepresent, prerepresent, re-represent, underrepresent, repression
  44. require (7 letter word)
    • inflections: required, requiring, requires
    • related terms: prerequire, re-require, requirable, requirer
  45. respond (7 letter word)
    • inflections: responded, responding, responds
    • related terms: correspond, correspondence, corresponder, correspondent, re-respond, Respondee, respondence, responder, respondent
  46. select (6 letter word)
    • inflections: selected, selecting, selects
    • related terms: deselect, Deselection, unselect, Unselectable, unselective, Autoselect, preselect, preselector, preselection, reselect, reselection, selectee, selectness, selectable, selectance, selector, selection, selectman, selectwoman, selective, selectly
  47. sicken (6 letter word)
    • inflections: sickened, sickening, sickens
    • related terms: resicken, sickener
  48. stomach (7 letter word)
    • inflections: stomached, stomaching, stomachs
    • related terms: stomachal, stomachful, stomachic, stomachless, Stomachlike, stomachy, stomachable, stomacher, stomachous
  49. suffer (6 letter word)
    • inflections: suffered, suffering, suffers
    • related terms: cosuffer, outsuffer, presuffer, resuffer, sufferable, sufferance, sufferer, sufferant, Sufferation
  50. support (7 letter word)
    • inflections: supported, supporting, supports
    • related terms: presupport, resupport, undersupport, supportful, supportless, supportable, supportance, supporter, supportation, supportive
  51. tolerate (8 letter word)
    • inflections: tolerated, tolerating, tolerates
    • related terms: retolerate, retoleration, tolerism, tolerable, tolerance, Tolerize, Tolerization, tolerant, toleration, tolerative
  52. tranquilize (11 letter word)
    • inflections: tranquilized, tranquilizing, tranquilizes
    • related terms: untranquilize, untranquilness, untranquilly, retranquilize, tranquilness, tranquiler, tranquilization, tranquility, tranquilly
  53. tranquillise (12 letter word)
    • inflections: tranquillised, tranquillising, tranquillises
    • related terms: untranquillise, untranquilness, untranquilize, untranquilly, tranquilness, tranquiler, tranquilize, tranquilization, tranquility, tranquilly
  54. tranquillize (12 letter word)
    • inflections: tranquillized, tranquillizing, tranquillizes
    • related terms: untranquillize, untranquilness, untranquilize, untranquilly, tranquilness, tranquiler, tranquilize, tranquilization, tranquility, tranquilly
  55. transfer (8 letter word)
    • inflections: transferred, transferring, transfers
    • related terms: Cotransfer, Posttransfer, retransfer, retrotransfer, transferal, transferee, transferable, transference, transferer, transferor, transferent
  56. transport (9 letter word)
    • inflections: transported, transporting, transports
    • related terms: Countertransport, pretransport, pretransportation, retransport, retransportation, transportal, transportee, transportment, transportable, transportance, transporter, transportation, transportive, transportative
  57. travel (6 letter word)
    • inflections: travelled, travelling, traveled, traveling, travels
    • related terms: Cybertravel, outtravel, overtravel, pretravel, retravel, traveldom, travelling, travelable, traveler
  58. traverse (8 letter word)
    • inflections: traversed, traversing, traverses
    • related terms: countertraverse, retraverse, traversal, traversable, traverser
  59. undergo (7 letter word)
    • inflections: underwent, undergone, undergoing, undergoes
    • related terms: reundergo, undergoer
  60. utilise (7 letter word)
    • inflections: utilised, utilising, utilises
    • related terms: reutilise, reutilize, reutilization, utilize, utilisation, utilization, utility
  61. utilize (7 letter word)
    • inflections: utilized, utilizing, utilizes
    • related terms: disutilize, disutility, Overutilize, preutilize, preutilization, reutilize, reutilise, reutilization, underutilize, underutilization, utilise, utilisation, utilization, utility
  62. verify (6 letter word)
    • inflections: verified, verifying, verifies
    • related terms: preverify, reverify, verifiable, verifier

More generic phrase for the verb adopt, that has the same number of characters:

  1. do it (5 character phrase)
    • related term: overdo it

More generic phrases for the verb adopt, that have more characters:

  1. be intimate (11 character phrase)
  2. bring forth (11 character phrase)
  3. call for (8 character phrase)
  4. calm down (9 character phrase)
  5. come down (9 character phrase)
  6. create by mental act (20 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for adopt)
  7. create mentally (15 character phrase)
  8. create verbally (15 character phrase)
  9. cut across (10 character phrase)
  10. cut through (11 character phrase)
  11. do work (7 character phrase)
  12. get across (10 character phrase)
  13. get dressed (11 character phrase)
  14. get it on (9 character phrase)
  15. get laid (8 character phrase)
  16. get over (8 character phrase)
  17. have a go at it (15 character phrase)
  18. have intercourse (16 character phrase)
  19. have it away (12 character phrase)
  20. have it off (11 character phrase)
  21. have sex (8 character phrase)
  22. lie with (8 character phrase)
  23. make love (9 character phrase)
  24. make out (8 character phrase)
  25. make up (7 character phrase)
  26. make up one's mind (18 character phrase)
  27. pass judgment (13 character phrase)
  28. pass over (9 character phrase)
  29. pick out (8 character phrase)
  30. put down (8 character phrase)
  31. put up (6 character phrase)
  32. rack up (7 character phrase)
  33. roll in the hay (15 character phrase)
  34. sleep together (14 character phrase)
  35. sleep with (10 character phrase)
  36. stick out (9 character phrase)
  37. take office (11 character phrase)
  38. think about (11 character phrase)

Hyponyms of the verb adopt

More specific words for the verb adopt, that have fewer characters:

  1. bind (4 letter word)
    • inflections: bound, binding, binds
    • related terms: debind, unbind, unbindable, combind, Inbind, disbind, misbind, Overbind, prebind, rebind, underbind, upbind, bindery, bindlet, bindable, binder
  2. blot (4 letter word)
    • inflections: blotted, blotting, blots
    • related terms: outblot, reblot, blotless
  3. dip (3 letter word, one of the shortest hyponyms for adopt)
    • inflections: dipped, dipping, dips
    • related terms: redip, underdip, under-dip, dipware
  4. fuel (4 letter word)
    • inflections: fuelled, fuelling, fueled, fueling, fuels
    • related terms: Misfuel, refuel, refuelling, Refueler, Fuelless, fuelling, fueler
  5. mold (4 letter word)
    • inflections: molded, molding, molds
    • related terms: unmold, unmoldy, unmoldable, transmold, premold, premolder, remold, moldery, Moldlike, moldy, moldable, molder
  6. mop (3 letter word, one of the shortest hyponyms for adopt)
    • inflections: mopped, mopping, mops
    • related terms: remop, mopery, mopish, mopy

More specific words for the verb adopt, that have the same number of characters:

  1. elude (5 letter word)
    • inflections: eluded, eluding, eludes
    • related terms: eludible, eluder
  2. recap (5 letter word)
    • inflections: recapped, recapping, recaps
    • related term: recaption
  3. stick (5 letter word)
    • inflections: stuck, sticking, sticks
    • related terms: unstick, unsticky, forestick, Restick, upstick, stickage, sticken, stickery, stickful, stickless, sticklike, stickling, sticky, stickable, sticker, Sticktion, stickman, stickly
  4. stump (5 letter word)
    • inflections: stumped, stumping, stumps
    • related terms: Restump, stumpage, stumpish, stumpless, stumplike, stumpling, stumpy, stumpwise

More specific words for the verb adopt, that have more characters:

  1. absorb (6 letter word)
    • inflections: absorbed, absorbing, absorbs
    • related terms: unabsorb, unabsorbable, unabsorbent, overabsorb, preabsorb, preabsorbent, reabsorb, absorbable, absorbate, absorbance, absorber, absorbant, absorbent, absorbtion, absorbition
  2. abstract (8 letter word)
    • inflections: abstracted, abstracting, abstracts
    • related terms: unabstract, unabstractive, autoabstract, preabstract, Abstractify, abstractness, abstractable, abstracter, abstractor, abstraction, abstractive, abstractly
  3. adhere (6 letter word)
    • inflections: adhered, adhering, adheres
    • related terms: preadhere, preadherence, preadherent, readhere, adherence, adherer, adherant, adherent
  4. adsorb (6 letter word)
  5. agglutinate (11 letter word)
    • inflections: agglutinated, agglutinating, agglutinates
    • related terms: interagglutinate, interagglutination, agglutinoid, agglutinable, agglutinize, agglutinant, agglutination, agglutinative
  6. chemisorb (9 letter word)
    • inflections: chemisorbed, chemisorbing, chemisorbs
  7. conglutinate (12 letter word, one of the longest hyponyms for adopt)
    • inflections: conglutinated, conglutinating, conglutinates
    • related terms: conglutinant, conglutination, conglutinative
  8. docket (6 letter word)
    • inflections: docketed, docketing, dockets
    • related term: redocket
  9. escape (6 letter word)
    • inflections: escaped, escaping, escapes
    • related terms: Unescape, preescape, pre-escape, re-escape, escapade, escapage, escapee, escapism, escapist, escapable
  10. precis (6 letter word)
    • inflections: precised, precising, precises
    • related terms: precious, precision, preciation
  11. recapitulate (12 letter word, one of the longest hyponyms for adopt)
    • inflections: recapitulated, recapitulating, recapitulates
    • related terms: recapitulation, recapitulative
  12. redeposit (9 letter word)
    • inflections: redeposited, redepositing, redeposits
    • related term: redeposition
  13. resume (6 letter word)
    • inflections: resumed, resuming, resumes
    • related terms: resumable, resumer
  14. riddle (6 letter word)
    • inflections: riddled, riddling, riddles
    • related terms: unriddle, unriddler, underriddle, riddler

More specific phrases for the verb adopt:

  1. fasten on (9 character phrase)
  2. hook on (7 character phrase)
  3. latch on (8 character phrase)
  4. mix up (6 character phrase)
  5. mop up (6 character phrase)
  6. seize on (8 character phrase)
  7. sponge up (9 character phrase)
  8. take office (11 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hyponym for adopt)
  9. wipe up (7 character phrase)

Other more specific term for the verb adopt:

  1. re-assume (9 character term)

Related words for the term adopt, that have fewer characters:

  1. copy (4 letter word)
    • inflections: copied, copying, copies
    • related terms: microcopy, miscopy, photocopy, Photocopiable, photocopier, precopy, recopy, RetroCopy, copiable, copier, copious
  2. hog (3 letter word)
    • inflections: hogged, hogging, hogs
    • related terms: cohog, hogen, hoghood, hoglike, hogling, hogship, hogward
  3. mock (4 letter word)
    • inflections: mocked, mocking, mocks
    • related terms: malmock, remock, mockage, mockery, mockful, mockish, mockable, mocker
  4. pass (4 letter word)
    • inflections: passed, passing, passes
    • related terms: apass, depass, unpass, unpassable, Unpassible, unpassive, compass, compassless, compassment, compassable, compasser, compassive, transpass, forepass, interpass, Interpassive, outpass, overpass, repass, repassage, repassable, repasser, repassant, subpass, subpassage, surpass, surpassable, surpasser, underpass, passade, passage, passee, passen, passless, passable, passible, passer, passant, passman, passwoman, passive

Related words for the term adopt, that have the same number of characters:

  1. admit (5 letter word)
    • inflections: admitted, admitting, admits
    • related terms: coadmit, preadmit, readmit
  2. seize (5 letter word)
    • inflections: seized, seizing, seizes
    • related terms: unseize, unseizable, disseize, disseizee, disseizure, disseizor, foreseize, reseize, reseizure, reseizer, upseize, seizure, seizable, seizer, seizor
  3. steal (5 letter word)
    • inflections: stole, stolen, stealing, steals
    • related terms: outsteal, resteal, upsteal, stealage, stealy, stealable, stealer
  4. usurp (5 letter word)
    • inflections: usurped, usurping, usurps
    • related terms: usurpment, usurpor, usurption, usurpation, usurpative

Related words for the term adopt, that have more characters:

  1. americanize (11 letter word)
  2. anglicize (9 letter word)
    • inflections: anglicized, anglicizing, anglicizes
    • related terms: De-anglicize, De-anglicization, anglicism, anglicist, anglicise, anglicisation, anglicization
  3. acculturate (11 letter word)
    • inflections: acculturated, acculturating, acculturates
    • related terms: accultural, acculturize, acculturation, acculturative
  4. acculturize (11 letter word)
    • related terms: accultural, acculturate, acculturation, acculturative
  5. affect (6 letter word)
    • inflections: affected, affecting, affects
    • related terms: disaffect, disaffection, disaffectation, misaffect, misaffection, overaffect, preaffect, preaffection, reaffect, reaffection, Affectee, affectless, affectuous, affectable, affectible, affectate, affecter, affector, affectious, affection, affectation, affective
  6. affiliate (9 letter word)
    • inflections: affiliated, affiliating, affiliates
    • related terms: Unaffiliate, disaffiliate, disaffiliation, interaffiliate, interaffiliation, preaffiliate, preaffiliation, reaffiliate, reaffiliation, affiliable, affiliation, Affiliative
  7. appropriate (11 letter word)
    • inflections: appropriated, appropriating, appropriates
    • related terms: unappropriate, unappropriable, unappropriation, inappropriate, inappropriable, disappropriate, disappropriation, malappropriate, malappropriation, misappropriate, misappropriation, reappropriate, reappropriation, appropriable, appropriation, appropriative
  8. approve (7 letter word)
    • inflections: approved, approving, approves
    • related terms: disapprove, disapproval, disapprovable, disapprover, preapprove, preapproval, reapprove, reapproval, approval, approvable, approvance, approver
  9. arrogate (8 letter word)
    • inflections: arrogated, arrogating, arrogates
    • related terms: arrogance, arrogant, arrogation, arrogative
  10. assimilate (10 letter word)
    • inflections: assimilated, assimilating, assimilates
    • related terms: disassimilate, disassimilation, disassimilative, Photoassimilate, reassimilate, reassimilation, assimilable, assimilation, assimilative
  11. colonize (8 letter word)
    • inflections: colonized, colonizing, colonizes
    • related terms: decolonize, decolonise, decolonisation, decolonization, uncolonize, uncolonial, uncolonise, intercolonize, intercolonial, intercolonization, recolonize, recolonise, recolonisation, recolonization, colonette, colonial, colonic, colonist, colony, colonate, coloner, colonise, colonisation, colonization
  12. conquer (7 letter word)
    • inflections: conquered, conquering, conquers
    • related terms: overconquer, preconquer, reconquer, conqueress, conquerment, conquerable, conquerer, conqueror
  13. domesticate (11 letter word)
    • inflections: domesticated, domesticating, domesticates
    • related terms: undomesticate, undomestic, overdomesticate, domestic, domestics
  14. encroach (8 letter word)
    • inflections: encroached, encroaching, encroaches
    • related terms: encroachment, encroacher
  15. enslave (7 letter word)
    • inflections: enslaved, enslaving, enslaves
    • related terms: unenslave, disenslave, reenslave, re-enslave, enslaver
  16. imitate (7 letter word)
    • inflections: imitated, imitating, imitates
    • related terms: counterimitate, counterimitation, disimitate, disimitation, overimitate, overimitation, overimitative, preimitate, preimitation, preimitative, imitable, imitant, imitation, imitative
  17. indent (6 letter word)
    • inflections: indented, indenting, indents
    • related terms: Unindent, indentee, indentment, indenture, indenter, indentor, indention, indentation, indentwise
  18. infringe (8 letter word)
    • inflections: infringed, infringing, infringes
    • related terms: infringible, infringer
  19. invade (6 letter word)
    • inflections: invaded, invading, invades
    • related terms: reinvade, invadable, invader
  20. monopolize (10 letter word)
    • inflections: monopolized, monopolizing, monopolizes
    • related terms: demonopolize, unmonopolize, overmonopolize, premonopolize, premonopoly, monopolism, monopolist, monopoloid, monopoly, monopolous, monopolise, monopolisation, monopolization
  21. naturalize (10 letter word)
    • inflections: naturalized, naturalizing, naturalizes
    • related terms: denaturalize, Denaturable, denaturate, denaturise, denaturize, denaturisation, denaturization, denaturant, denaturation, unnaturalize, unnatural, connaturalize, connatural, disnaturalize, disnatural, natural, naturism, naturist, naturize
  22. occupy (6 letter word)
    • inflections: occupied, occupying, occupies
    • related terms: co-occupy, disoccupy, misoccupy, preoccupy, preoccupier, reoccupy, occupiable, occupier
  23. overrun (7 letter word)
    • inflections: overran, overrun, overrunning, overruns
  24. pirate (6 letter word)
    • inflections: pirated, pirating, pirates
    • related terms: expirate, expiree, expiry, expirable, expirer, expirant, expiration, transpirate, Cyberpirate, piracy, piratery, piratess, piratic, piratism, piraty, Pirater, piratize
  25. plagiarize (10 letter word)
    • inflections: plagiarized, plagiarizing, plagiarizes
    • related terms: plagiarism, plagiarist, plagiary, plagiarise, plagiarisation, plagiarization
  26. preempt (7 letter word)
    • inflections: preempted, preempting, preempts
    • related terms: Preemptable, Preemptible, preemptor, preemption, preemptive
  27. preoccupy (9 letter word)
    • inflections: preoccupied, preoccupying, preoccupies
    • related terms: overpreoccupy, preoccupier
  28. prepossess (10 letter word)
    • inflections: prepossessed, prepossessing, prepossesses
    • related term: prepossessor
  29. ratify (6 letter word)
    • inflections: ratified, ratifying, ratifies
    • related terms: Ratifiable, ratifier
  30. requisition (11 letter word)
    • inflections: requisitioned, requisitioning, requisitions
    • related terms: derequisition, prerequisition, requisitor
  31. simulate (8 letter word)
    • inflections: simulated, simulating, simulates
    • related terms: insimulate, dissimulate, dissimuler, dissimulation, dissimulative, simulance, simuler, simulize, simulant, simulation, simulty, simulative
  32. subjugate (9 letter word)
    • inflections: subjugated, subjugating, subjugates
    • related terms: unsubjugate, resubjugate, subjugal, subjugable, subjugation
  33. trespass (8 letter word)
    • inflections: trespassed, trespassing, trespasses
    • related terms: countertrespass, Cybertrespass, trespassage, trespasser
  34. Adopted (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unadopted, unadoptable, unadoption, unadoptive, preadopted, preadoption, readopted, readoption, adoptee, adoptian, adoptable, adopter, adoptious, adoptant, adoption, adoptive, adoptative
  35. Adoptee (7 letter word)
    • related terms: adopter, adoptious, adoption, adoptive
  36. Adoptees (8 letter word)
    • related terms: adoptee, adopter, adoptious, adoption, adoptive
  37. Adopting (8 letter word)
    • related terms: preadopting, preadoption, readopting, readoption, adoptee, adoptian, adoptable, adopter, adoptious, adoptant, adoption, adoptive, adoptative
  38. Adoption (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unadoption, unadoptable, unadoptive, preadoption, readoption, adoptee, adoptian, adoptable, adopter, adoptious, adoptant, adoptive, adoptative
  39. Adoptism (8 letter word)
    • related terms: adoptee, adoptian, adoptable, adopter, adoptious, adoptant, adoption, adoptive, adoptative
  40. Adoptiv (7 letter word)
  41. Adoptive (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unadoptive, unadoptable, unadoption, adoptee, adoptian, adoptable, adopter, adoptious, adoptant, adoption, adoptative
  42. quasi-adopt (11 letter word)
  43. unadopt (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unadoptable, unadoption, unadoptive
  44. preadopt (8 letter word)
    • related term: preadoption
  45. readopt (7 letter word)
    • related term: readoption
  46. adoptian (8 letter word)
    • related terms: adoptianism, adoptianist
  47. adoptable (9 letter word)
    • related terms: nonadoptable, nonadopter, nonadoption, unadoptable, unadoption, unadoptive, adoptee, adoptian, adopter, adoptious, adoptant, adoption, adoptive, adoptative
  48. adopter (7 letter word)
    • related terms: nonadopter, nonadoptable, nonadoption, adoptee, adoptian, adoptable, adoptious, adoptant, adoption, adoptive, adoptative
  49. adoptious (9 letter word)
  50. adoptant (8 letter word)
    • related terms: adoptee, adoptian, adoptable, adopter, adoptious, adoption, adoptive, adoptative
  51. adoptative (10 letter word)
    • related terms: adoptee, adoptian, adoptable, adopter, adoptious, adoptant, adoption, adoptive

Related phrases for the term adopt:

  1. confer citizenship (18 character phrase)
  2. derive from (11 character phrase)
  3. go in for (9 character phrase)
  4. go native (9 character phrase)
  5. jump a claim (12 character phrase)
  6. make free with (14 character phrase)
  7. make use of (11 character phrase)
  8. play God (8 character phrase)
  9. pretend to (10 character phrase)
  10. sit on (6 character phrase)
  11. squat on (8 character phrase)
  12. take all of (11 character phrase)
  13. take it all (11 character phrase)
  14. take possession of (18 character phrase)
  15. Adopted child (13 character phrase)
  16. Adopted parent (14 character phrase)
  17. Adopting parents (16 character phrase)
  18. Adoption agencies (17 character phrase)
  19. Adoption agency (15 character phrase)
  20. Adoption Triad (14 character phrase)
  21. Adoptive families (17 character phrase)
  22. Adoptive family (15 character phrase)
  23. Child adoption (14 character phrase)
  24. Common-law adoption (19 character phrase)
  25. Common law adoption (19 character phrase)
  26. Domestic adoption (17 character phrase)

Other related term for the term adopt:

  1. Sub-mom (7 character term)

Phrases with adopt

  1. Adopt Out
  2. to adopt

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