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adoption

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4 in 4 verses (in NT : 4 in 4 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

adoptionn. [L. adoptio, allied to adoptare to adopt: cf. F. adoption.].
  •  The act of adopting, or state of being adopted; voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be the same as one's own child.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Admission to a more intimate relation; reception; as, the adoption of persons into hospitals or monasteries, or of one society into another.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The choosing and making that to be one's own which originally was not so; acceptance; as, the adoption of opinions.  Jer. Taylor.  [1913 Webster]

THESAURUS

adoption

Americanization, acceptance, acculturation, admission, affiliation, appropriation, arrogation, assimilation, assumption, borrowed plumes, circumcision, citizenship by naturalization, citizenship papers, colonization, conquest, conversion, copying, culture shock, derivation, deriving, embracement, embracing, encroachment, enslavement, espousal, imitation, indent, infringement, invasion, mocking, nationalization, naturalization, naturalized citizenship, new birth, new life, occupation, papers, pasticcio, pastiche, pirating, plagiarism, plagiary, playing God, preemption, preoccupation, prepossession, rebirth, redeemedness, redemption, reformation, regeneration, requisition, salvation, second birth, seizure, simulation, spiritual purification, subjugation, takeover, taking, taking over, trespass, trespassing, usurpation

ROGET THESAURUS

adoption

Choice

N choice, option, discretion, preoption, alternative, dilemma, embarras de choix, adoption, cooptation, novation, decision, election, political election (politics), selection, excerption, gleaning, eclecticism, excerpta, gleanings, cuttings, scissors and paste, pick, preference, prelation, opinion poll, survey, predilection, optional, discretional, eclectic, choosing, preferential, chosen, choice, optionally, at pleasure, either the one or the other, or at the option of, whether or not, once and for all, for one's money, by choice, by preference, in preference, rather, before.

Piety

N piety, religion, theism, faith, religiousness, holiness, saintship, religionism, sanctimony, reverence, humility, veneration, devotion, prostration, grace, unction, edification, sanctity, sanctitude, consecration, spiritual existence, odor of sanctity, beauty of holiness, theopathy, beatification, adoption, regeneration, conversion, justification, sanctification, salvation, inspiration, bread of life, Body and Blood of Christ, believer, convert, theist, Christian, devotee, pietist, the good, the righteous, the just, the believing, the elect, Saint, Madonna, Notre Dame, Our Lady, the children of God, the children of the Kingdom, the children of the light, pious, religious, devout, devoted, reverent, godly, heavenly- minded, humble, pure, holy, spiritual, pietistic, saintly, saint-like, seraphic, sacred, solemn, believing, faithful, Christian, Catholic, elected, adopted, justified, sanctified, regenerated, inspired, consecrated, converted, unearthly, not of the earth, ne vile fano, pure-eyed Faith, thou hovering angel girt with golden wings.


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