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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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Communism deprives no man of the power to appropriate the products of society; all that it does is to deprive him of the power to subjugate the labour of others by means of such appropriation.
Once dialogue had come in, Nature herself discovered the appropriate measure.
3) You associate the word with another word (say in a different language) which has the appropriate effect on behaviour.
The child may not genuinely remember the incident, but only have the habit of the appropriate words, as in the case of a poem which we know by heart, though we cannot remember learning it.
The words alone, without the use of images, may cause appropriate emotions and appropriate behaviour.
Images may cause us to use words which mean them, and these words, heard or read, may in turn cause the appropriate images.
If it has all the associations appropriate to spaniels but no others, we shall say it means "spaniel"; while if it has all the associations appropriate to one particular dog, it will mean that dog, however vague it may be as a picture.
Brueghel gave me the impression of a man striving to express in one medium feelings more appropriate to expression in another, and it may be that it was the obscure consciousness of this that excited Strickland's sympathy.
There are scenes of all sorts; some dreadful combats, some grand and lofty horse-riding, some scenes of high life, and some of very middling indeed; some love-making for the sentimental, and some light comic business; the whole accompanied by appropriate scenery and brilliantly illuminated with the Author's own candles.
To-day, each in her appropriate key, lisped, stuttered, mumbled, and jabbered as usual; about fifteen had racked me in turn, and my auricular nerve was expecting with resignation the discords of the sixteenth, when a full, though low voice, read out, in clear correct English-
It will be more appropriate in the road, I am afraid," said Margaret.
Yet there is little discussion of how Hurston appropriates and redefines these genres, and the chapter ignores many sustained critical controversies over issues in Their Eyes Were Watching God, such as Janie's voice, her sexuality, and her growth in the three marriages.
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