To gain control of or subdue by military force:
To capture and put into custody; arrest; apprehend
To attract and hold:
To keep or secure for oneself; retain:
To reserve or designate for a particular purpose.
To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.
(--- Law) To take temporary possession of (property) as security against legal claims.
To acquire or take for oneself before others; appropriate:
To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
To take and hold (a document, funds, a vehicle, etc.) in legal custody
To give material or financial aid to:
To seize or snatch suddenly; take roughly and quickly
To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression.
(Archaic) To be suitable or proper
To confiscate is for an authority figure to take something away, often as a penalty.
(Informal) To take forcibly
To demand, ask for, or take as one's own or one's due:
To take or claim for oneself without right; appropriate:
To divide and assign according to a plan; allot:
To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on).
To give or assign as one's share
Disburse is defined as to pay or give out.
To give up (oneself or one's time, energy, etc.) to some purpose, activity, or person
The definition of allocate is the act of portioning out something for a certain reason, or to a person or thing.
Usurp is defined as to take over power or control unlawfully or with force.
To secure is to firmly attach something, to take action to make an area safe or to obtain something that you have been seeking.
(Archaic) To take in or receive
To point out; mark out; indicate; specify
To match or pair with:
To give in requital or recompense; to requite.
(Obs.) To give in marriage
To perform for an audience:
To continue to have or hold; not lose or give up
To decline to do, give, or grant
To refuse to give sufficient parental affection or care to (a child or young animal).
To call for and receive (money) for (rent, a fund, taxes, bills, etc.)
Find another word for appropriates. In this page you can discover 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for appropriates, like: conquers, seizes, captures, reserves, earmarks, allows, takes, sequesters, preempts, meets and impounds.