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mis·ap·pro·pri·ate

 (mĭs′ə-prō′prē-āt′)
tr.v. mis·ap·pro·pri·at·ed, mis·ap·pro·pri·at·ing, mis·ap·pro·pri·ates
1. To appropriate wrongly: misappropriating the theories of social science.
2. To appropriate dishonestly for one's own use; embezzle.

mis′ap·pro′pri·a′tion n.

misappropriate

(ˌmɪsəˈprəʊprɪˌeɪt)
vb
(tr) to appropriate for a wrong or dishonest use; embezzle or steal
ˌmisapˈpropriˈation n

mis•ap•pro•pri•ate

(ˌmɪs əˈproʊ priˌeɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to put to a wrong use.
2. to apply wrongfully or dishonestly, as funds entrusted to one's care.
[1855–60]
mis`ap•pro`pri•a′tion, n.

misappropriate


Past participle: misappropriated
Gerund: misappropriating

Imperative
misappropriate
misappropriate
Present
I misappropriate
you misappropriate
he/she/it misappropriates
we misappropriate
you misappropriate
they misappropriate
Preterite
I misappropriated
you misappropriated
he/she/it misappropriated
we misappropriated
you misappropriated
they misappropriated
Present Continuous
I am misappropriating
you are misappropriating
he/she/it is misappropriating
we are misappropriating
you are misappropriating
they are misappropriating
Present Perfect
I have misappropriated
you have misappropriated
he/she/it has misappropriated
we have misappropriated
you have misappropriated
they have misappropriated
Past Continuous
I was misappropriating
you were misappropriating
he/she/it was misappropriating
we were misappropriating
you were misappropriating
they were misappropriating
Past Perfect
I had misappropriated
you had misappropriated
he/she/it had misappropriated
we had misappropriated
you had misappropriated
they had misappropriated
Future
I will misappropriate
you will misappropriate
he/she/it will misappropriate
we will misappropriate
you will misappropriate
they will misappropriate
Future Perfect
I will have misappropriated
you will have misappropriated
he/she/it will have misappropriated
we will have misappropriated
you will have misappropriated
they will have misappropriated
Future Continuous
I will be misappropriating
you will be misappropriating
he/she/it will be misappropriating
we will be misappropriating
you will be misappropriating
they will be misappropriating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misappropriating
you have been misappropriating
he/she/it has been misappropriating
we have been misappropriating
you have been misappropriating
they have been misappropriating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misappropriating
you will have been misappropriating
he/she/it will have been misappropriating
we will have been misappropriating
you will have been misappropriating
they will have been misappropriating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misappropriating
you had been misappropriating
he/she/it had been misappropriating
we had been misappropriating
you had been misappropriating
they had been misappropriating
Conditional
I would misappropriate
you would misappropriate
he/she/it would misappropriate
we would misappropriate
you would misappropriate
they would misappropriate
Past Conditional
I would have misappropriated
you would have misappropriated
he/she/it would have misappropriated
we would have misappropriated
you would have misappropriated
they would have misappropriated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misappropriate - appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own usemisappropriate - appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use; "The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family"
fiddle - commit fraud and steal from one's employer; "We found out that she had been fiddling for years"
steal - take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"

misappropriate

verb steal, embezzle, pocket, misuse, knock off (slang), swindle, misspend, trouser (slang), misapply, defalcate (Law) I have not misappropriated any funds whatsoever.

misappropriate

verb
To use wrongly and improperly:
Translations
sprzeniewierzyćzdefraudować

misappropriate

[ˌmɪsəˈprəʊprɪeɪt] VTmalversar, desfalcar

misappropriate

[mɪsəˈprəʊprieɪt] vt [+ money] → détourner

misappropriate

vtentwenden; moneyveruntreuen

misappropriate

[ˌmɪsəˈprəʊprɪˌeɪt] vtappropriarsi indebitamente di
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