appropriation[ uh-proh-pree-ey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF appropriation
Synonyms for appropriation
- setting apart
Antonyms for appropriation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR APPROPRIATION
How about the blatant person who had declared HE could have gotten the appropriation?
Who is it that's been sayin' the Honorable Heman Atkins was shirkin' that appropriation?
I presume you have 'phoned me concerning the appropriation matter.
This proving successful an annual appropriation of $25,000 was made.
In 1899 she secured an appropriation of $3,000 from the Legislature to aid in its work.
Congress had already made an appropriation of $850,000 to build gunboats.
We have made such an appropriation in our own time,—despatch and dispatch.
But it was not until 1889-90 that an appropriation therefor was made.
My conscience would not teach me any wrong-doing in its appropriation.
The debt was to be reduced and finally paid by a fixed annual appropriation.
late 14c., "taking (something) as private property," from Late Latin appropriationem (nominative appropriatio) "a making one's own," noun of action from past participle stem of appropriare (see appropriate). Meaning "setting aside for some purpose" (especially of money) first attested 1789 in U.S. Constitution.