verb (used with object), ap·pro·pri·at·ed, ap·pro·pri·at·ing.
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Lest they run afoul of this ravenous beast, they joined the tea party cause, held dozens of meaningless votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act and even shut down the government to prove that they were fighting with the appropriate vigor.The Republican Party’s future: Being terrorized by its unhinged base|Paul Waldman|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Many Americans living in rural areas do not have the facilities with appropriate refrigeration required to handle the temperature-sensitive vaccines.We can’t rely on just one company to distribute COVID vaccines|jakemeth|November 20, 2020|Fortune
Our goal was to make sure that if we decided to get back to participating and competing, which we did as a conference and an institution, that we put in the appropriate medical guidelines and protocols.Maryland, with 15 more players and its coach positive for coronavirus, cancels Michigan State game|Emily Giambalvo|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
I ultimately closed the company, and while this decision was the appropriate business decision, it left a lasting impression on me.To jump-start America’s economy, invest in women entrepreneurs of color|matthewheimer|November 19, 2020|Fortune
The team did not provide any more specifics, saying it will “provide further updates as appropriate.”On quiet night for NBA draft lottery selections, Anthony Edwards goes No. 1 to Timberwolves|Ben Golliver, Des Bieler|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
He has shifted $454 million of the ACA from appropriated purpose to another purpose.
It just raised the ceiling on the amounts that may be appropriated.Obamacare, Impeachment, Iran, and More Political Predictions for 2014|Michael Tomasky|December 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Later, the Dukes of Burgundy appropriated the land and vines were revived by medieval monks.
The majority of these works were “appropriated” (read as: stolen) by the Nazis before the war began.Nazi Art Hoard Just the Tip of the Iceberg for Lost Art|Noah Charney|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And they can be dangerous too – they can be manipulated or twisted or appropriated.Colum McCann Talks New Novel ‘TransAtlantic’ and Narrative4|Phil Klay|June 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The next thing that I saw was that he took from her curls a rosebud and appropriated it to his buttonhole.Homestead on the Hillside|Mary Jane Holmes
All the members of the church are required to call on the missionary once a month, and particular days are appropriated to it.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
Lothair had appropriated to the Campians one of the most convenient and complete apartments in the castle.Lothair|Benjamin Disraeli
But the beautiful, in its very nature, cannot be appropriated or possessed.
In architecture and hygiene, a building fitted up for and appropriated to bathing.