Synonyms for arrogate

Synonyms for (verb) arrogate

Synonyms: take over, seize, usurp, assume, arrogate

Definition: seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession

Usage: He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town; he usurped my rights; She seized control of the throne after her husband died

Similar words: take

Definition: take by force

Usage: Hitler took the Baltic Republics; The army took the fort on the hill


Synonyms: claim, lay claim, arrogate

Definition: demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to

Usage: He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter; Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest

Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for

Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service


Synonyms: arrogate, assign

Definition: make undue claims to having

Similar words: claim, lay claim, arrogate

Definition: demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to

Usage: He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter; Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident