Definitions of appropriate

  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 make suitable; to suit.
  3. To annex, as a benefice, to a spiritual corporation, as its property.
  4. 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.
  5. To take to oneself, in exclusion of others; set apart for a particular use; as, the government appropriated money for good roads.
  6. To take to one's self as one's own: to set apart for a purpose.
  7. To set apart for a particular use; assign.
  8. To take for a particular use; assign.
  9. To take for one's own use; make use of.
  10. give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause; " I will earmark this money for your research"
  11. To set apart for a particular use; to claim or use as by right; to apply to one's own use.
  12. A property; attribute.
  13. Appropriateness.
  14. Appropriately.
  15. suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc; " a book not appropriate for children"; " a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity"; " it seems that an apology is appropriate"
  16. Set apart for a particular use or person. Hence: Belonging peculiarly; peculiar; suitable; fit; proper.
  17. Fit; suitable; proper.
  18. Set apart for a particular purpose: peculiar: suitable.
  19. Proper; suitable.
  20. Suitable for the person, circumstance, place, etc.
  21. Limited or set apart to a particular person or use; fit; suitable.
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