Usage examples for adopted

  1. Lose no time; go directly to Laupahoehoe, and tell Kaleihokuu that two chiefs desire to see his adopted son. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  2. How proud I should be of you now if you were really her adopted daughter. – The Time of Roses by L. T. Meade
  3. The kind- hearted people were so touched by her distress and beauty that they adopted her as their own. – The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez
  4. I have adopted all your emendations, and thrown in lines and words, just a morning's business; but one does not write plays so. – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  5. When her pet was brought home dead, the little rabbit's adopted mother wept bitterly. – Myths and Legends of the Sioux by Marie L. McLaughlin