adoptive

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

adopt +‎ -ive

AdjectiveEdit

adoptive (not comparable)

  1. Related through adoption.
    My adoptive parents recently got to know my biological parents.
  2. Pertaining to adoption.

AntonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit


FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

adoptive

  1. feminine singular of adoptif

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

adoptīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of adoptīvus

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

adoptive

  1. absolute definite natural masculine singular of adoptiv.