Synonyms for Appropriation:
n.deprive, requisition, relief, cash, impound, stipend, gift, subscription, remuneration, benefit, seize, support, encroach, subvention, budget, subsidy, fund, go off with, confiscate, repossess, rob. give. preemption, usurpation, arrogation. •acquisition (noun)
claim, accumulation, catch, purchase, procurement, annexation, addition, collection, gain, assumption.
•allocation, setting aside (noun)
apportionment, allotment, concession, subsidy, stipend, grant, stipulation, giving, donation, funding, allowance.
confiscation, apprehension, arrest, capture, occupation, acquisition, abduction, seizure.
seizure, usurpation, confiscation.
•taking into custody (noun)
Usage examples for appropriation
In 1871 they got a rider attached to an appropriation bill which authorized the chief executive to prescribe rules for the admission of persons into the civil service and allowed him to appoint a commission to put the act into effect. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley