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Synonyms for appropriate

Synonyms for appropriate

suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place

consistent with prevailing or accepted standards or circumstances

to set aside or apart for a specified purpose

to lay claim to for oneself or as one's right

Synonyms for appropriate

give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

take possession of by force, as after an invasion

suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc

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Wardle stood with his back to the fire, surveying the whole scene, with the utmost satisfaction; and the fat boy took the opportunity of appropriating to his own use, and summarily devouring, a particularly fine mince-pie, that had been carefully put by, for somebody else.
I think nothing but such complete and intense love could have initiated me into that enlarged life which grows and grows by appropriating the life of others; for before, I was always dragged back from it by ever-present painful self-consciousness.
As we go to press, the League, in coalition with the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and a host of other organizations, and groups representing state and local election officials, state and local governments and their representatives (the National Governors Association, the National Association of Secretaries of State, National Association of State Election Directors, National League of Cities, among others) are all urging President Bush and the 108th Congress to fully fund the implementation of HAVA by appropriating the necessary funds for fiscal years 2003 and 2004 in their first appropriations action.
LANCASTER - California Veterans Board members gave their backing Saturday to appropriating $12 million for the stalled Lancaster veterans home.
The Lancaster home has already missed the last two rounds of federal funding because of delays in appropriating the state's share: 35 percent of the expected $36 million construction cost.
Gray Davis in September vetoed legislation appropriating the money.
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