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appropriate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word appropriate

Definition
(verb) give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
Synonyms : allow , earmark , reserve , set aside
Example Sentence
  • I will earmark this money for your research
  • She sets aside time for meditation every day

Definition
(verb) take possession of by force, as after an invasion
Synonyms : capture , conquer , seize
Example Sentence
  • the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
  • The army seized the town
  • The militia captured the castle

Definition
(adj) suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
Example Sentence
  • a book not appropriate for children
  • a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity
  • it seems that an apology is appropriate

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for appropriate

appropriate = a + property + iate.. i.e. to make it your own property .. by force if required.. And also when you are appropriating it your self you are "allocating" it to yourself.
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by aka.bhagvanji

appropriate: is like app(apple) rop(rob) riate(ate= taking away), is taking ur apple from u, taking possession of.
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by 1.6k

A PROPERTY HE ATE
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by Jackery

Property + Ate
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by rahularoradce

a+ppropriate(proprietorship)means the ownership of a business or property.
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by shovonhakim

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by skataoka

when something is appropriate, we do not ask for approval i.e., take without permission
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by nikhilparasher

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