v.采用, 收养, 接受
We should adopt the consumers' suggestion.
Most countries adopt metric system.
As they had no children of their own, they adopted an orphan.
1. 采取; 采纳; 吸收
After much deliberation, the president decided to adopt her suggestion.
2. 过继, 收养[(+as)]
Mr. Kern adopted the orphan as his own son.
4. 正式通过, 接受
The agenda was adopted after some discussion.