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appropriated


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Appropriate  \Ap*pro"pri*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Appropriated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Appropriating}.] 
  1.  To  take  to  one's  self  in  exclusion  of  others  to  claim  or 
  use  as  by  an  exclusive  right  as  let  no  man  appropriate 
  the  use  of  a  common  benefit. 
 
  2.  To  set  apart  for  or  assign  to  a  particular  person  or 
  use  in  exclusion  of  all  others  --  with  to  or  for  as  a 
  spot  of  ground  is  appropriated  for  a  garden;  to 
  appropriate  money  for  the  increase  of  the  navy. 
 
  3.  To  make  suitable;  to  suit.  [Archaic]  --Paley. 
 
  4.  (Eng.  Eccl.  Law)  To  annex,  as  a  benefice,  to  a  spiritual 
  corporation,  as  its  property.  --Blackstone. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  appropriated 
  adj  :  taken  without  permission  or  consent  especially  by  public 
  authority;  "the  condemned  land  was  used  for  a  highway 
  cloverleaf";  "the  confiscated  liquor  was  poured  down 
  the  drain  [syn:  {condemned},  {confiscate},  {confiscated}, 
  {seized},  {taken  over}] 




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