Adjective "adopter" definition and examples

(Adopter may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əˈdɒptə/

Definitions and examples

noun

  1. 'Prospective adopters need not be perfect, but do need to be open-minded, honest, flexible and see the process from the child's perspective.'
  2. 'In comparison, Swisscom has helped lead Switzerland to its position as one of the top broadband adopters in western Europe.'

More definitions

1. to choose or take as one's own; make one's own by selection or assent: to adopt a nickname.

2. to take and rear (the child of other parents) as one's own child, specifically by a formal legal act.

3. to take or receive into any kind of new relationship: to adopt a person as a protégé.

4. to select as a basic or required textbook or series of textbooks in a course.

5. to vote to accept: The House adopted the report.

6. to accept or act in accordance with

More examples(as adjective)

"syndromes can be adopter."

Origin

(adopt)