Adopted

  • (adj): Having been taken into a specific relationship.
    Example: "An adopted child"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on adopted:

Tom Hagen - Family
... Vito Corleone – Unofficial adopted father Carmela Corleone – Unofficial adopted mother Santino, Michael, Fredo, and Connie Corleone – Unofficial adopted siblings Theresa Hagen – Wife ...
Mykolaiv - Official Symbols
... Mykolaiv adopted its current coat of arms on September 26, 1997 ... Mykolaiv had adopted its previous coat of arms in 1883 ... Mykolaiv adopted its current flag on July 2, 1999 ...
Adopted Child Syndrome - History of The Term
... Schechter, and Henig find that in a review of the literature, generally children adopted before the age of six-months fare no differently than children raised with their biological ... Later problems that develop among children adopted from the child welfare system at an older age are usually associated with the effects of chronic early maltreatment ... Psychologist Betty Jean Lifton, herself an adopted person, has written extensively on psychopathology in adopted people, primarily in Lost and Found The ...
Jessica Emmett
... She was put up for adoption and subsequently adopted by British expatriates ... She emigrated with her adopted family to the UK in 1998 ... raw and personal experiences of being transracially adopted by examining adoption processes and themes surrounding family, race, colonialism and ...

More definitions of "adopted":

  • (adj): Acquired as your own by free choice.
    Example: "My adopted state"
    Synonyms: adoptive

Famous quotes containing the word adopted:

    By such innovations are languages enriched, when the words are adopted by the multitude, and naturalized by custom.
    Miguel De Cervantes (1547–1616)

    I can never suppose this country so far lost to all ideas of self-importance as to be willing to grant America independence; if that could ever be adopted I shall despair of this country being ever preserved from a state of inferiority and consequently falling into a very low class among the European States.
    George III (1738–1820)

    It is bad luck for world history that of all people the Russians adopted Communism, because they are totally unfit for it.
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921–1990)