Example sentences for: adopt

How can you use “adopt” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Under defined in vitro conditions, these cells adopt a cardiomyocyte phenotype that goes beyond the simple expression of cardiac-restricted biochemical and molecular markers, extending to the types of single-cell physiological functions that are hallmarks of authentic cardiomyocytes, including action potentials, calcium transients, and contractile activity.

  • Rather than adopt a cant of guttural grunts attributable to our furry forebears, I suggest that we drag the populace toward an elegant tongue.

  • Just as McCartney started rumors of his death by appearing on the Abbey Road cover without shoes and on Sergeant Pepper wearing an armband marked "OPD" (alleged to mean Officially Pronounced Dead), so did 2Pac, on his new album, slyly adopt the name "Makaveli"--like Machiavelli, who, according to 2Pac's rapping confrere Chuck D, faked his own death to fool his enemies--and pose on the cover in a crucifixion pose, suggesting he intended a resurrection.

  • The Post reports that Clinton intends to call on all U.S. health insurers to adopt standards , endorsed yesterday by a presidential commission, for easier patient access to treatment, better health care information flow and improved appeals procedures.

  • How ironic if Hollywood threw out a century of film to adopt a technology that did not evoke the mind-state that people buy movie tickets in order to obtain?


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