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.
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 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.
Blazer was also accused in a brokerage complaint of misappropriating money from former NFL running back Kevan Barlow.
He’s not being sent home for laundering money or misappropriating public resources.
Johansen and Kamara are accused of misappropriating $50,000 given to the SLFA by the African confederation where Johansen is an exco member.
The news release did not say how much money was allegedly misappropriated and how it was spent.
Politicians also allegedly misappropriated relief supplies.
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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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