Synonyms for Appropriation:


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.
allotment (noun)
capture (noun)
confiscation, apprehension, arrest, capture, occupation, acquisition, abduction, seizure.
gift (noun)
obtainment (noun)
stealing (noun)
seizure, usurpation, confiscation.
taking into custody (noun)
usurpation (noun)
arrogation, preemption.

Other synonyms:

blood money, arrogation, bailout, funding, preemption. bankroll, cash flow, subvention, subsidy, amount, usurpation. budget, fund, bounty. change. bond. support.

Usage examples for appropriation

  1. 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
  2. Man can only derive life and enjoyment from a perpetual search and appropriation that is, from a perpetual application of his faculties to objects, or from labour. – Essays on Political Economy by Frederic Bastiat
  3. But this calm appropriation of him was too much. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White