We recommend the adoption of the Great Chief of Records' report.
The adoption of a tramroad, it is true, had tended to facilitate their transit.
We are at best, only his step-children; children by adoption, children by force of circumstances and necessity.
Laud and his co-adjutors urged the adoption of all these and similar usages.
“Either I must resign my ministry, leave the land of my adoption and the queen whom I had chosen to obey—or——” He paused again.
The adoption of subterranean temples was peculiarly a Zapotecan trait.
The debate resulted in the adoption of the declaration by a vote of one hundred and forty-one against twenty-three.
How cheering in their eyes must have been this sunny view of the land of their adoption!
By the adoption of scientific principles Hope-Jones has multiplied the efficiency of Swell boxes tenfold.
Minor, who came into the family by adoption, who destroyed Carthage.
adoption mid-14c., from L. adoptionem (nom. adoptio), noun of action from adoptare "chose for oneself," from ad- "to" + optare "choose, wish, desire" (see option).