appropriator definition

  • noun:
    • someone who appropriates one thing
    • the spiritual organization that owns the earnings of a benefice
    • person who appropriates.
    • A spiritual business possessed of an appropriated benefice; also, an impropriator.
    • One who appropriates or takes to his or her own usage.
    • In ecclesiastical legislation, one that is possessed of an appropriated benefice. See appropriate, v., 4.
    • somebody who takes with regards to own usage (especially without permission)

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