To take as a son or daughter
take in, raise, take from an orphanage, sign adoption papers for, take
into one's family, make one's heir, take as one's own, foster, rear, bring up, mother, father, parent, give one's name to.
Antonyms give up, disinherit*, cast out.
To take as one's own
embrace, appropriate, seize, take up, take over, choose, select, assume, use, take to oneself, utilize, imitate, borrow, adapt
for use, make one's own, espouse, affiliate, mimic.
Antonyms deny*, repudiate, reject.
To vote acceptance
affirm, assent (to), ratify; see approve 1.
To take, as another's idea, and make one's own:
To accept officially:
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