"She followed the feminist movement"
"The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
"When will the new President assume office?"
"His voice took on a sad tone"
"The story took a new turn"
"he adopted an air of superiority"
"She assumed strange manners"
"The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
"They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
"adopt a book for a screenplay"
"She embraced Catholicism"
"They adopted the Jewish faith"
I had rather to adopt a child than get it.
Those whom he happens to adopt as favourites.
The family have adopted three children as their own.
We have adopted Mr. Stevens as our candidate at the next election.
He adopts his niece as his heir.
I don't adopt him as a friend.
The old artist adopted me as a pupil.
He was adopted into a respectable family.
He was adopted into the bride's family.
This word is adopted from French.