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synonyms for misappropriate

  • embezzle
  • misspend
  • misuse
  • plunder
  • swindle
  • abuse
  • appropriate
  • defalcate
  • misapply
  • peculate
  • pocket
  • rob
See also synonyms for: misappropriation

antonyms for misappropriate

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  • give
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How to use misappropriate in a sentence

The charges “stem from a SLED investigation into misappropriated settlement funds in the death of Gloria Satterfield” the statement read.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE MULTIPLE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS INTO ALEX MURDAUGHJOSIAH BATESOCTOBER 20, 2021TIME
As Haitian nationals saw poverty, violence and corruption increase, billions in stolen or misappropriated aid funds fueled a legendary industry of disaster capitalism.
HAITI ISN’T CURSED. IT IS EXPLOITED.MALAIKA JABALISEPTEMBER 22, 2021ESSENCE.COM
The company argued that the new systems cannot be misappropriated easily by government action—and emphasized repeatedly that opting out was as easy as turning off iCloud backup.
APPLE DEFENDS ITS NEW ANTI-CHILD-ABUSE TECH AGAINST PRIVACY CONCERNSPATRICK HOWELL O'NEILLAUGUST 6, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
“No, I did not,” answered Johnson, one of five clients from whom Avenatti allegedly misappropriated funds.
AVENATTI GRILLS PARAPLEGIC CLIENT HE ALLEGEDLY STOLE FROM: ‘DID YOU APPRECIATE ME?’KATE BRIQUELET, MEGHANN CUNIFFJULY 22, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The investigation also found no one misappropriated any funds “for personal gain,” according to the excerpt.
EMAILS BACK UP MISSPENDING ALLEGATION AT LINCOLN HIGHWILL HUNTSBERRYMARCH 10, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Those who collect taxes without being duly authorized by Government, or misappropriate public funds.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
A dihydroxyl derivative of one of the latter is in use under the somewhat misappropriate name of “alizarin black.”
COALRAPHAEL MELDOLA
How is it to be known whether the parents misappropriate the fund of a child, or favour one more than another?
COMRADESTHOMAS DIXON
I asked her if it would not be very easy for him to misappropriate a scudo now and then.
THE STORY OF MY LIFE, VOLUMES 4-6AUGUSTUS J. C. HARE
Am I willing to be a thief and misappropriate their physical, mental and moral heritage?
FACTS AND FICTIONS OF LIFEHELEN H. GARDENER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MISAPPROPRIATE

  • annex
  • borrow
  • clap
  • confiscate
  • cop
  • embezzle
  • filch
  • get fingers on
  • get hands on
  • grab
  • grab hold of
  • hijack
  • liberate
  • lift
  • misappropriate
  • moonlight requisition
  • pilfer
  • pocket
  • secure
  • snatch
  • swipe
  • take over
  • usurp
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