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  Definition of appropriate
  1. give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause; "I will earmark this money for your research"
  2. take possession of by force, as after an invasion; "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle"
  3. 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"
  4. being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"
  5. suitable and fitting; "the tailored clothes were harmonious with her military bearing"
  6. appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness
  7. meant or adapted for an occasion or use; "a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty"; "not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy"
Similar Words: allow, earmark, set aside, reserve, capture, seize, conquer, apposite, apt, pertinent, harmonious, advantageous, suitable, suited

 

See Also: apropos, proper

 

Hyponyms: annex, carry

 

Attributes: appropriateness

 

Derivational Morphology: reserve, backlog, stockpile, hallmark, trademark, earmark, stylemark, allowance, conquest, conquering, subjection, subjugation, capture, gaining control, seizure, appropriator

 

Anagrams: portia tree

 

 
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