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Strictly following rules or conventions, especially in social behavior; seemly:
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  1. Strictly following rules or conventions, especially in social behavior; seemly:
  2. Specially adapted or suitable to a specific purpose or specific conditions; appropriate
  3. Out-and-out; thorough:
Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
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  1. Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
  2. That suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt
(Games) Being of the same suit. Used of cards:
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  1. (Games) Being of the same suit. Used of cards:
  2. Wearing a suit.
  3. Fitting or appropriate:
Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
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  1. Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
  2. Suitable; proper; appropriate
To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
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  1. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
  2. To make certain; ensure:
  3. To bring about; effect:
To practice or commit usurpation (on or upon)
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  1. To practice or commit usurpation (on or upon)
  2. To seize and hold (the power or rights of another, for example) by force or without legal authority.
  3. To take or assume (power, a position, property, rights, etc.) and hold in possession by force or without right
To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding. To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.
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  1. To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding. To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.
To select (something or someone) for a specific purpose.
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  1. To select (something or someone) for a specific purpose.
  2. To distinguish, make obvious the distinction between (two things) or of (something).
  3. Used other than as an idiom: to separate or isolate.
To fix the location of; locate
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  1. To fix the location of; locate
  2. To set apart for a specific purpose
  3. To set apart for a special purpose; designate:
To book in advance; to make a reservation.
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  1. To book in advance; to make a reservation.
  2. To set or cause to be set apart for a particular person or use:
  3. To keep back, as for future use or for a special purpose:
To divide and distribute in shares according to a plan
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  1. To divide and distribute in shares according to a plan
(Obs.) To curse or doom
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  1. (Obs.) To curse or doom
  2. To give or apply (one's time, attention, or self, for example) entirely to a particular activity, pursuit, cause, or person.
  3. To set apart for a specific purpose or use:
To set (a date, place, etc.); decide upon officially; decree
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  1. To set (a date, place, etc.); decide upon officially; decree
  2. (Law) To decide the disposition of (property) by special authority
  3. (Law) To direct the disposition of (property) to a person or persons in exercise of a power granted for this purpose by a preceding deed.
To permit to have:
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  1. To permit to have:
  2. To take a possibility into account; make allowance:
  3. To let do or happen; permit:
To take into account when making plans.
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  1. To take into account when making plans.
To pay out, as from a fund; expend.
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  1. To pay out, as from a fund; expend.
  2. (Finance) To pay out, expend; usually from a public fund or treasury.
To enter or account for in a budget:
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  1. To enter or account for in a budget:
  2. To plan in advance the expenditure of:
  3. To put on or in a budget; provide for in a budget
To give or assign as one's share
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  1. To give or assign as one's share
  2. To assign or designate as a task or for a purpose
  3. To distribute by lot or in arbitrary shares; apportion
To reserve or designate for a particular purpose.
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  1. To reserve or designate for a particular purpose.
  2. (By extension) To specify or set aside for a particular purpose.
  3. To set aside or reserve for a special purpose or recipient
Having a natural tendency; inclined:
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  1. Having a natural tendency; inclined:
  2. Quick to learn or understand:
  3. Exactly suitable; appropriate:
  1. Decent, respectable
  2. Appropriate, suitable, or proper.
  3. That is suitable or appropriate; fit
  1. Appropriate, becoming
  2. Appropriate; suitable; proper.
  3. Proper or right; suitable
Conforming or adhering to an established standard; proper
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  1. Conforming or adhering to an established standard; proper
  2. Conforming to standards; proper:
  3. Conforming to fact or logic; true, accurate, right, or free from errors
Exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style:
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  1. Exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style:
  2. Marked by happiness or good fortune:
  3. Used or expressed in a way suitable to the occasion; aptly chosen; appropriate; apt
(Biology) Able to survive and produce viable offspring in a particular environment
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  1. (Biology) Able to survive and produce viable offspring in a particular environment
  2. Appropriate; proper:
  3. Proper; right; appropriate
Suitable; proper; appropriate
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  1. Suitable; proper; appropriate
  2. Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
Exactly appropriate to the occasion; suitable and clever; apt; felicitous
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  1. Exactly appropriate to the occasion; suitable and clever; apt; felicitous
  2. Experiencing the effect of favourable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous.
  3. Being especially well-adapted; felicitous:
Fitting; proper:
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  1. Fitting; proper:
  2. (Now Rare) Suitable; proper; fit
Specially adapted or suitable to a specific purpose or specific conditions; appropriate
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  1. Specially adapted or suitable to a specific purpose or specific conditions; appropriate
  2. Belonging to one; own:
  3. Fitting; seemly; right
Of the side or bank of a river on the right of a person facing downstream
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  1. Of the side or bank of a river on the right of a person facing downstream
  2. Intended to be worn or positioned facing outward or toward an observer:
  3. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
Custom-made
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  1. Custom-made
  2. Having trim, simple lines; tailored
  3. Perfectly appropriate to some specific occasion or purpose; made to one's specific requirements
  1. Appropriate, becoming
  2. Proper or right; suitable
  3. Appropriate; suitable; proper.
Suited or favorable to one's comfort, purpose, or needs:
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  1. Suited or favorable to one's comfort, purpose, or needs:
  2. (Obsolete) Fitting and proper; suitable.
  3. Adding to one's comfort; easy to do, use, or get to; causing little trouble or work; handy
Suitable or efficient for accomplishing a purpose:
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  1. Suitable or efficient for accomplishing a purpose:
  2. Useful for effecting a desired result; suited to the circumstances or the occasion; advantageous; convenient
  3. Based on or offering what is of use or advantage rather than what is right or just; guided by self-interest; politic
(Biology) Able to survive and produce viable offspring in a particular environment
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  1. (Biology) Able to survive and produce viable offspring in a particular environment
  2. Appropriate; proper:
  3. In good physical condition; healthy
(Sports) Landing within bounds or within a particular area of a court and therefore in play:
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  1. (Sports) Landing within bounds or within a particular area of a court and therefore in play:
  2. Pleasant; enjoyable:
  3. Used to form exclamatory phrases expressing surprise or dismay:
Fitting; proper:
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  1. Fitting; proper:
  2. (Now Rare) Suitable; proper; fit
Worthy of the name; true:
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  1. Worthy of the name; true:
  2. Specially adapted or suitable to a specific purpose or specific conditions; appropriate
  3. Conforming to an accepted standard or to good usage; correct
Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
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  1. Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
  2. That suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt
Custom-made
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  1. Custom-made
  2. Having trim, simple lines; tailored
  3. Perfectly appropriate to some specific occasion or purpose; made to one's specific requirements
Being of practical use:
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  1. Being of practical use:
  2. That can be used to advantage; serviceable; helpful; beneficial; often, having practical utility
  3. Having a beneficial use; serviceable:
Rightfully earned or merited; just
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  1. Rightfully earned or merited; just
  2. Merited or earned:
Expecting or ready for something as part of a normal course or sequence:
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  1. Expecting or ready for something as part of a normal course or sequence:
  2. Owed or owing as a debt, right, etc.; payable
  3. In accord with right, convention, or courtesy; appropriate:
Appropriate; proper:
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  1. Appropriate; proper:
  2. (Biology) Able to survive and produce viable offspring in a particular environment
  3. Proper; right; appropriate
Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
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  1. Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
  2. Suitable; proper; appropriate
Suitable or proper in nature; fitting:
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  1. Suitable or proper in nature; fitting:
  2. Consistent with what is morally right; righteous:
  3. Legally right; lawful; rightful
Of or pertaining to merit.
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  1. Of or pertaining to merit.
Characterized by appropriateness or suitability; fitting:
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  1. Characterized by appropriateness or suitability; fitting:
  2. Belonging to one; own:
  3. Fitting; seemly; right
Of the side or bank of a river on the right of a person facing downstream
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  1. Of the side or bank of a river on the right of a person facing downstream
  2. Intended to be worn or positioned facing outward or toward an observer:
  3. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
Proper or fitting
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  1. Proper or fitting
  2. By right, by law.
  3. Right or proper; just.
Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
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  1. Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
  2. That suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt
To fix the location of; locate
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  1. To fix the location of; locate
  2. To set apart for a specific purpose
  3. To set apart for a special purpose; designate:
To set apart or mark for a specific purpose; designate
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  1. To set apart or mark for a specific purpose; designate
  2. To give out as a task; allot:
  3. To transfer one’s duty, interest, or right to another, especially regarding property or under a contract, so that the transferee has the same duty, interest, or right as the transferor had. See also assignment and delegate.
To point out; mark out; indicate; specify
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  1. To point out; mark out; indicate; specify
  2. To select and set aside for a duty, office, or purpose:
  3. To give a name or title to; characterize:
To set aside or reserve for a special purpose or recipient
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  1. To set aside or reserve for a special purpose or recipient
  2. (By extension) To specify or set aside for a particular purpose.
  3. To reserve or designate for a particular purpose.
To ascribe on behalf of another in an unwarranted manner:
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  1. To ascribe on behalf of another in an unwarranted manner:
  2. To ascribe or attribute without reason
  3. To take or claim for oneself without right; appropriate:
To make a supposition; suppose or believe:
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  1. To make a supposition; suppose or believe:
  2. To put oneself into
  3. (Archaic) To take in or receive
To force into military service.
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  1. To force into military service.
  2. To seize for military use.
  3. (Informal) To take forcibly
To gain possession of by prior right or opportunity, especially to settle on (public land) so as to obtain the right to buy before others.
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  1. To gain possession of by prior right or opportunity, especially to settle on (public land) so as to obtain the right to buy before others.
  2. To prevent from happening by acting ahead of time; forestall
  3. To acquire or take for oneself before others; appropriate:
To come to a halt:
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  1. To come to a halt:
  2. To take by force; capture or conquer:
  3. To grasp suddenly and forcibly; take or grab:
To start growing; root or germinate:
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  1. To start growing; root or germinate:
  2. To carry in one's possession:
  3. To convey by transportation:
To practice or commit usurpation (on or upon)
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  1. To practice or commit usurpation (on or upon)
  2. To take the place of (another) without legal authority; supplant.
  3. To take over or occupy without right:
Find another word for appropriate. In this page you can discover 75 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for appropriate, like: proper, suitable, suited, fitting, secure, usurp, take possession of, set-aside, set apart, allocate and assign (to a particular use).