adopter

EnglishEdit

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adopt +‎ -er

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NounEdit

adopter (plural adopters)

  1. one who adopts
    • 2014 June 24, “Google Glass go on sale in the UK for £1,000”, in The Guardian:
      Google says the smartglasses are still in "beta" – prototype – form, despite being openly on sale, and that it wants early adopters to buy and use them and report back problems and suggestions so it can shape the future of the product, which is expected to eventually cost about the same as the average smartphone.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin adoptāre.

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VerbEdit

adopter

  1. to adopt (claim legal ownership of a child)
  2. to adopt (claim ownership of a child)
  3. to adopt (claim a mannerism or style of someone else's)
  4. (politics) to vote

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LatinEdit

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adopter

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of adoptō

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adopter

  1. imperative of adoptere