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  1. the acceptance of new ideas or behaviors from which you may be able to benefit
  2. a call to consider the advisability of altering your world view by adopting new thoughts and actions
  3. a tendency you may have to take on the problems and responsibilities of other people, the advantages and disadvantages associated with this trait
  4. one person's acceptance of another's mannerisms or behaviors
  5. an attempt to conceal one's true identity by adopting or emulating someone else's ideas or manners
  6. the adoption of a child either figuratively or literally
  7. making something your own despite the fact that it originally belonged to someone else


adopts, adopted, adopting, adoption

Related terms

accept, welcome, envelop, embrace, take in, foster