Definition of Misappropriated

1. Adjective. Taken for your own use in violation of a trust. "The banker absconded with embezzled funds"

Exact synonyms: Embezzled
Similar to: Illegal



Definition of Misappropriated

1. Verb. (past of misappropriate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misappropriated

1. misappropriate [v] - See also: misappropriate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misappropriated

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misappraisal
misappraisals
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misappropriated (current term)
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misarticulated

Literary usage of Misappropriated

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1. American Law and Procedure by James Parker Hall, James De Witt Andrews (1910)
"pecially the later cases, applying the principle of following proceeds of misappropriated property to this situation also. As an example of the earlier view ..."

2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1892)
"In discussing the rights of the pledgee of forged, fraudulent, or misappropriated stocks, a distinction must be drawn between the case where the certificate ..."

3. Lectures on Legal History and Miscellaneous Legal Essays by James Barr Ames (1913)
"FOLLOWING misappropriated PROPERTY INTO ITS PRODUCT.1 IF a trustee wrongfully sells the trust-res or exchanges it for other property, the cestui que trust ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1912)
"be misappropriated does not furnish a reason for adopting a different rule. " It has been held in a number of cases that the recitals in refunding bonds ..."

5. The Law of Suretyship and Guaranty as Administered by Courts of Countries by George Washington Brandt (1905)
"... sureties for other years.42 A sheriff's sureties for an official term during which he misappropriated the proceeds of a sale are liable though no demand ..."

6. A Digest of the Law of Agency by William Bowstead (1898)
"misappropriated BY AGENT. Where the money or property of a third person is received by an agent while acting within the appa- (y) Ashton v. ..."

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