Synonyms for appropriation

Synonyms for (noun) appropriation

Synonyms: appropriation

Definition: a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner

Usage: the necessary funds were obtained by the government's appropriation of the company's operating unit; a person's appropriation of property belonging to another is dishonest

Similar words: getting, acquiring

Definition: the act of acquiring something

Usage: I envied his talent for acquiring; he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving


Synonyms: annexation, appropriation

Definition: incorporation by joining or uniting

Similar words: incorporation

Definition: including by incorporating


Synonyms: appropriation

Definition: money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose

Similar words: money

Definition: the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender

Usage: we tried to collect the money he owed us