◄ Appropriate ►

1. (a.) Suitable for a particular use; fit; proper; as, appropriate language or attire\. Hence: Belonging peculiarly; peculiar; suitable;

2. (v. t.) 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.

3. (v. t.) 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.

4. (v. t.) To make suitable; to suit.

5. (v. t.) To annex, as a benefice, to a spiritual corporation, as its property.

6. (n.) A property; attribute.

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