Example Sentences for adopt
She said—she said you was the only man under the sun who had gone so far as to adopt a step-father-in-law.
In time they adopt codes, standards, preferred types, and fashions.
It may not be possible to adopt Mr. Seth Lows suggestion, but the idea is well worth consideration.
Owen tried to get Congress to adopt his plans for social regeneration.
In his opening speech he declared his resolution to adopt the maxims of the illustrious Hale.
That power source of his appears to be quite practical, and we'll adopt it.
Ouasicoude loudly announced his intention to adopt the singer as his son.
He resolved to quit the world and adopt the Carthusian habit.
It is, I fear, too much the habit to adopt what is doubtless the view taken by the mountaineers themselves of these affairs.
But Margaret refused to adopt any such measures of precaution.