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appropriation

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  • nounallocation, setting aside
  • nounstealing
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Synonyms for appropriation

noun allocation, setting aside
  • allotment
  • allowance
  • donation
  • funding
  • grant
  • provision
  • stipend
  • subsidy
  • apportionment
  • assignment
  • concession
  • giving
  • stipulation
  • budgeting
  • earmarking
  • endowing
  • setting apart
  • sponsoring

Antonyms for appropriation

  • bestowal
  • keeping
  • refusal
  • rejection
  • return
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More words related to appropriation

abduction

noun. taking away by force
  • appropriation
  • kidnapping
  • rape
  • seizure
  • theft

adoption

noun. choosing or taking something as one's own

allocation

noun. distribution

allotment

noun. portion assigned or given

annexation

noun. adding, joining

apportionment

noun. allotment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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