ADOPTION in a Sentence

Learn ADOPTION from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Email Leak Checker - keepds.com
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works? Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of ADOPTION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
adoption
 n.  act of accepting with approval
Classic Sentence: (127 in 9 pages)
1  I say, then, that there is no readier way to bring about the ruin of a republic, when the power is in the hands of the people, than to suggest daring courses for their adoption.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LIII.
2  Whereas, good citizens, even when they see the popular mind to be bent on dangerous courses, will never oppose the adoption of a fixed plan, more particularly in matters which do not brook delay.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XV.
3  To any meditative Magian rover, this serene Pacific, once beheld, must ever after be the sea of his adoption.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 111. The Pacific.
4  The two castaways, John Ferrier and the little girl who had shared his fortunes and had been adopted as his daughter, accompanied the Mormons to the end of their great pilgrimage.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
5  There were some who accused him of lukewarmness in his adopted religion, and others who put it down to greed of wealth and reluctance to incur expense.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
6  Lucy Ferrier grew up within the log-house, and assisted her adopted father in all his undertakings.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
7  John Ferrier's heart was sore within him when he thought of the young man's return, and of the impending loss of his adopted child.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
8  It was, indeed, high time that someone capable of giving advice and help should come to the aid of the sturdy old farmer and his adopted daughter.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
9  Then they adopted the precaution of never going out alone or after nightfall, and of having their houses guarded.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
10  We are the largest party in the state, I assure you, Mrs. Bounderby, if we all fell out of our adopted ranks and were reviewed together.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
11  The Prior had his own reasons, however, for persevering in the course of temperance which he had adopted.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
12  The path which the animal adopted rather turned off from the course pursued by the knight during the day; but as the horse seemed confident in his choice, the rider abandoned himself to his discretion.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
13  Our Order soon adopted bolder and wider views, and found out a better indemnification for our sacrifices.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
14  The wise and attentive precautions adopted for his safety touched Richard's feelings, and removed any slight grudge which he might retain on account of the deception the Outlaw Captain had practised upon him.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
15  The Pope and Princes of Europe shall judge our quarrel, and whether a Christian prince has done well in bucklering the cause which thou hast to-day adopted.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
Example Sentence: (63 in 5 pages)
16  They have adopted local customs and tried to blend in with the community.
17  Yet the concept of computability remains the same, whichever of these various approaches is adopted.
18  Congress finally adopted the law after a two-year debate.
19  He took an oath of allegiance to his adopted country.
20  The government has already adopted effective measures against piracy.
21  The family have adopted three children as their own.
22  The company has adopted a firm policy on shoplifting.
23  The second generation of immigrants often adopted British forenames.
24  A simple coding system can be used since it is required only to indicate which of several options has been adopted.
25  Over time, the technology is diffused and adopted by other countries.
26  She adopted an elaborate disguise to help her pass through the town unrecognized.
27  The prime minister has adopted an inflexible position on immigration.
28  I adopted a positive outlook on life.
29  At the recent convention a declaration was adopted.
30  There were of course anomalies, but some would have occurred whatever mechanisms for resource allocation had been adopted.