Associations to the word «Adoptive»

Wiktionary

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

Dictionary definition

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".

Wise words

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