Synonyms of adoption in English:

adoption

noun

  • 1 the consultants recommended the adoption of a new housing policy
    assumption, assuming, taking on, acquiring, acquisition, affecting, affectation, espousal, advocacy, promotion, appropriation, arrogation; approval, endorsement, acceptance, ratification, validation, rubber-stamping, authorization, sanctioning, support, backing
    [Antonyms] abandonment
  • 2 the election campaign will begin with the formal adoption of a candidate
    [Antonyms] rejection
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