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  • verbset aside; allocate
  • verbsteal

synonyms for appropriating

  • allot
  • apportion
  • devote
  • disburse
  • earmark
  • allow
  • appoint
  • assign
  • budget
  • reserve
  • set apart
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antonyms for appropriating

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  • hold
  • keep
  • retain
  • waste
  • withhold
  • refuse
  • reject
  • bequeath
  • bestow
  • give
  • return
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How to use appropriating in a sentence

A curious plan for appropriating the expected profits was then set forth.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
Well, that shall not prevent us from appropriating your services.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
He checked the particular appropriating action suggested by Robert.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
I went at once to examine the stock on the farm for the purpose of ascertaining whether there was anything worth appropriating.
NURSE AND SPY IN THE UNION ARMYS. EMMA E. EDMONDS
The paralytic condition of the Church of England disqualified it for appropriating the new energy.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
A bill has been passed appropriating 600,000f. toward establishing cheap baths and wash-houses.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. IX.--FEBRUARY, 1851.--VOL. II.VARIOUS
But yet he may live and enjoy, by seizing and appropriating the productions of the faculties of his fellow-men.
ESSAYS ON POLITICAL ECONOMYFREDERIC BASTIAT
There was undoubtedly some appropriation of useful articles before the custom of appropriating women arose.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
But, to do him justice, he never dreamed of appropriating the profits anticipated to himself.
LUCRETIA, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
In fact, he was always very particular about appropriating food.
BRUNOBYRD SPILMAN DEWEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO APPROPRIATING

  • abduction
  • acquirement
  • acquisition
  • apprehension
  • appropriating
  • appropriation
  • arrest
  • bag
  • bust
  • catch
  • collar
  • commandeering
  • confiscation
  • drop
  • fall
  • gaining
  • grab
  • grasping
  • hit the jackpot
  • hook
  • imprisonment
  • knock off
  • laying hold of
  • nab
  • nail
  • obtaining
  • occupation
  • pick up
  • pinch
  • pull
  • run in
  • securing
  • seizing
  • seizure
  • sweep
  • taking
  • taking captive
  • trapping
  • trip
  • winning
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