Appropriate and Pinch

Appropriate

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Appropriate verb – To take (something) without right and with an intent to keep.
Usage example: you can't just appropriate somebody's term paper and put your name on it!

Pinch is a synonym for appropriate (British) in steal topic. In some cases you can use "Pinch" instead a verb "Appropriate". informal substitute
Nearby Words: appropriation, appropriately, appropriateness, appropriated
Synonyms for Appropriate

Pinch

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Pinch verb – To take (something) without right and with an intent to keep.
Usage example: pinched the earrings while the boutique owner was distracted by another customer

Appropriate is a synonym for pinch in steal topic. Sometimes you can use "Appropriate" instead a verb "Pinch".
Nearby Words: pinched, pinching
Synonyms for Pinch

Both words in one sentence

  • Master of Disguise In a pinch she's also been known to appropriate the outfits of unfortunate victims.
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