verb (used with object), ar·ro·gat·ed, ar·ro·gat·ing.
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And so they try to arrogate my medical authority for their cause.Pediatrician: Don’t Make Your Kid’s Healthcare a Proxy in Your Divorce Battles|Russell Saunders|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is definitely alarming that a president can arrogate to himself this kind of power, whoever the president is.
This king dared arrogate a law absolute unto himself; its statutes, his own caprices; its canons, his own pretensions?Under the Rose|Frederic Stewart Isham
Who are these Spaniards that they should come among us and arrogate to themselves the possession of all authority?Ponce de Leon|William Pilling
There are gardens and gardens, and these represent the sort that are always spoken of in the plural and most arrogate the title.Picture and Text|Henry James
No attempt seems to have been made on the part of any Archbishop of the Eastern capital to arrogate to himself temporal power.The Walls of Constantinople|Bernard Granville Baker
Presumptuous and ignorant men, who arrogate the earth to yourselves!The Ruins|C. F. [Constantin Francois de] Volney