Examples of misappropriate in a Sentence
They accused him of misappropriating town funds.
a financial manager misappropriating funds from her clients' accounts
Recent Examples of misappropriate from the Web
Ali Rashid, 41, was accused of misappropriating $290,000 from January 2010 to June 2013, according to a complaint filed Wednesday by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Blazer was also accused in a brokerage complaint of misappropriating money from former NFL running back Kevan Barlow.
He was also accused of fraudulently using thousands of dollars from his campaign fund for personal expenses, misusing city vehicles and misappropriating money intended to fund his mother’s nursing home care.
Former Bell assistant city administrator Angela Spaccia was resentenced Monday, in light of an appeals court reversal on five counts of misappropriating funds from the city, and again ordered to repay roughly $8 million in restitution.
He’s not being sent home for laundering money or misappropriating public resources.
Of course, this isn't the only time Mnuchin has been so unjustly accused of misappropriating government resources by the Fake News Media.
Last year, Johansen was detained and questioned over allegations that money given to the SLFA by FIFA had been misappropriated.
Neal Bergstrom was charged with others in 2006 with misappropriating more than $4 million from clients who'd hired them to handle their payroll.
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First Known Use of misappropriate
Synonymsappropriate, boost [slang], filch, heist, hook, lift, steal, nick [British slang], nip, pilfer, pinch, pocket, purloin, rip off, snitch, swipe, thieve
Related Wordsburglarize, knock over, rob; loot, pillage, plunder, sack; carjack, hijack (also highjack); pick, rifle; poach, rustle, shoplift; collar, grab, grasp, nail, seize, snatch, take; mooch, sponge; abduct, kidnap, shanghai, spirit
Near Antonymsbuy, purchase; bestow, contribute, donate, give, hand over, present
MISAPPROPRIATE Defined for English Language Learners
legal Definition of misappropriate
misappropriationplay \-ˌprō-prē-ˈā-shən\ noun
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