What happens when the Soviet Union appropriates one of the most beloved characters in children's literature?
Detractors have always said Apple invents little and appropriates a lot.
Congress annually appropriates large sums of money for the building of roads in the National Forests.
He remains original, even while he appropriates the words and thoughts of another.
The clay vessel is an intruder, and usurps the place and appropriates the dress of its predecessor in wicker.
He appropriates Ritualism for Religion and it becomes his doctrine.
Faith is as a hand which appropriates the forgiveness of sins and receives it as an unmerited gift of divine grace.
It accommodates its praises, or its censure, to the excellence of a work, and appropriates it to the nature of it.
Faith only lays hold of and appropriates what is already purchased and paid for.
Prig, a conceited, stuck-up, over-knowing person; one who appropriates or adopts a manner or costume not suited to him.
"specially suitable, proper," early 15c., from Latin appropriatus, past participle of appropriare (see appropriate (v.)). Related: Appropriately; appropriateness.
liberate (WWI Army)