Keywords: scavenge, come across, appropriate, keep, pocket, adoption, adopt

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. The act of taking a child into your own family and making it legally your son or daughter. English = adoption.
2. The act of taking a child into your own family and making it legally your son or daughter. English = adoption.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To make something yours which is not properly yours (e.g., if you accidentally find it, tell yourself it is lost or discarded, and then decide to keep it). English = appropriate, scavenge, keep. Idiomatic English = come across, pocket.
2. To take a child into your own family and to make it legally your own son or daughter. English = adopt.