misappropriate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To correct wrongly: misappropriating the theories of personal research.
    • To appropriate dishonestly for one's very own usage; embezzle.
    • to utilize illegally.
    • To recommended incorrectly; for a wrong purpose.
  • verb:
    • to make use of something wrongly, or illegally
    • To embezzle
    • appropriate (as home entrusted to at least one's care) fraudulently to 1's own use
  • others:
    • To ideal incorrectly; put to an incorrect use: since, to misappropriate resources intrusted to one.

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