To adhere to or advocate:
To grasp the meaning or logic of; understand:
To adapt (a story or literary work) for dramatic presentation, as in a theater or on television or radio.
To seize eagerly, or with alacrity; to accept with cordiality; to welcome.
To capture physically; seize:
The definition of acquire means to get or to come into control of something.
(Archaic) To lift upright; raise.
Foster is defined as to promote or encourage or to raise a child who is not one's biological or adoptive child.
To grow, especially in quantity; cultivate:
Support is defined as to provide comfort, encouragement or financial assistance to someone.
To take as a choice from among several; pick out.
To take or intercept the impact of (a blow, for example).
To put into practice
To go by without noticing; to omit attention to; to take no note of; to disregard.
To grant full citizenship to (one of foreign birth).
To support by aid, influence, protection, etc.
To enact is defined as to make into a law or to act out.
To keep busy or occupied; take up the attention, time, etc. of; devote
To pick out by preference from what is available; take as a choice; select
To be favorable toward; think or declare to be good, satisfactory, etc.
To take improperly, as without permission
To take in as a member or branch
To speak or write in support of; be in favor of
To take (what is offered or given); receive, esp. willingly
To affirm or approve, usually after the fact.
To confirm, ratify, or otherwise approve a lower court’s decision on appeal.
To use or follow as a model:
To put to use; make practical or profitable use of
Use is defined as to handle or consume something.
To make use of (an opportunity, for example).
To penalize, as for violating a moral principle or international law:
To make valid or binding by a formal or legal act; ratify.
To deprive (esp. an heir) of an inheritance or the right to inherit
To reject emphatically as unfounded, untrue, or unjust:
To refuse to acknowledge or accept as one's own; repudiate.
To turn down (an applicant, as for a job); refuse to accept.
To refuse the use of or access to
To perform for an audience:
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