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Definitions of adopt:

part of speech: verb transitive

To choose: to take as one's own what is another's, as a child, etc.

part of speech: verb

To take or receive as one's own what is not naturally so- as a person, a thing, an opinion; to choose.

part of speech: verb transitive

To choose or take to be one's own, as a child or an idea.

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In the R. Cath. Ch., a small crucifix, or a crucifix engraved on a plate, which used to be kissed by the priest and deacon, and passed on to the people in succession before leaving church; kiss of peace. ...

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