Adoption

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Adoption Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source; "the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent"
  • the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"
  • a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit)

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance" ,
  • a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit) ,
  • the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source; "the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent"

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Adoption Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Adoption is the act of adopting; being adopted.

In the West, there are some doubts about the strength of family love for an adopted child.



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