Antonyms of adj adoptive

2 senses of adoptive

Sense 1
adoptive (vs. biological) -- (of parents and children; related by adoption; "adoptive parents")

biological (vs. adoptive) -- (of parents and children; related by blood; "biological child")
        => begotten -- ((of offspring) generated by procreation; "naturally begotten child")
        => natural -- (related by blood; not adopted)

Sense 2
adopted (vs. native), adoptive -- (acquired as your own by free choice; "my adopted state"; "an adoptive country")


Similarity of adj adoptive

2 senses of adoptive

Sense 1
adoptive (vs. biological) -- (of parents and children; related by adoption; "adoptive parents")
       => foster, surrogate -- (providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties; "foster parent"; "foster child"; "foster home"; "surrogate father")

Sense 2
adopted (vs. native), adoptive -- (acquired as your own by free choice; "my adopted state"; "an adoptive country")

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