meaning of appropriate

1. Set apart for a particular use or person. Hence: Belonging peculiarly; peculiar; suitable; fit; proper.
To take to ones self in exclusion of others; to claim or use as by an exclusive right; as, let no man appropriate the use of a common benefit.
To set apart for, or assign to, a particular person or use, in exclusion of all others; -- with to or for; as, a spot of ground is appropriated for a garden; to appropriate money for the increase of the navy.
To make suitable; to suit.
To annex, as a benefice, to a spiritual corporation, as its property.
A property; attribute.
give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause; "I will earmark this money for your ">research"

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