Adoptable



capable of being ; suitable or eligible for :
an adoptable child; a resolution found to be adoptable.
a child who is considered suitable for :
fewer adoptables than in previous years.
Contemporary Examples

Rescue groups and individuals have come forward stating that the animals they gave PETA were healthy and adoptable.
PETA Gone Wild: Flour Bombing Kim Kardashian, Accusing HBO of “Murder” Tricia Romano April 1, 2012

I didn’t cherry pick this list; it’s the first page of search results for adoptable, relatively young kids.
Can Gay Marriage Solve Our Adoption Problem? Megan McArdle March 28, 2013

Historical Examples

Genetic traits are identified and matched in the genetic banks of adoptable children.
The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin

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  • Adoptability

    capable of being ; suitable or eligible for : an adoptable child; a resolution found to be adoptable. a child who is considered suitable for : fewer adoptables than in previous years.

  • Adopted

    to choose or take as one’s own; make one’s own by selection or assent: to adopt a nickname. to take and rear (the child of other parents) as one’s own child, specifically by a formal legal act. to take or receive into any kind of new relationship: to adopt a person as a protégé. to […]



  • Adoptee

    a person who is .

  • Adopted out

    to choose or take as one’s own; make one’s own by selection or assent: to adopt a nickname. to take and rear (the child of other parents) as one’s own child, specifically by a formal legal act. to take or receive into any kind of new relationship: to adopt a person as a protégé. to […]



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