In general, adoption, as it relates to the technology world, is the process of something becoming more widely used and well known. Blockchain adoption has increased over the years since Bitcoin (BTC) launched in 2009 as an asset running on blockchain technology. Distributed ledger technology, or DLT, has caught the attention of mainstream companies for various use cases, such as supply chain management, while many crypto-native projects continue harnessing the tech.
Bitcoin adoption has also grown since the asset first came into the world, with entities showing greater interest in allocating funds to BTC. The Bitcoin adoption rate has increased over time. Cryptocurrency adoption, in general, has also increased, as assets other than Bitcoin have gained publicity.