Associations to the word «Adoptive»
ADOPTIVE, adjective. Related through adoption; more generally, relating to adoption.
ADOPTIVE FATHER, noun. A man who has adopted a child, as opposed to a biological father.
ADOPTIVE FATHERS, noun. Plural of adoptive father
ADOPTIVE MOTHER, noun. A woman who has adopted a child, as opposed to a biological mother.
ADOPTIVE MOTHERS, noun. Plural of adoptive mother
ADOPTIVE SIBLING, noun. A person who is not one's biological sibling, but was legally and socially raised as if they were.
ADOPTIVE SIBLINGS, noun. Plural of adoptive sibling
ADOPTIVE, adjective. Of parents and children; related by adoption; "adoptive parents".
ADOPTIVE, adjective. Acquired as your own by free choice; "my adopted state"; "an adoptive country".
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