verb (used with object), em·bez·zled, em·bez·zling.
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Origin of embezzle
OTHER WORDS FROM embezzleem·bez·zle·ment, nounem·bez·zler, nounnon·em·bez·zle·ment, nounun·em·bez·zled, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for embezzle
The district attorney’s office also recently confirmed that it’s looking into a separate claim — made last year by Barrios’ political opponent — that he embezzled money from a local Democratic club.Morning Report: New Ethics Concerns for City Council Candidate|Voice of San Diego|September 3, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The district attorney’s office has confirmed that it’s looking into a separate claim — made last year by Barrios’ political opponent — that he embezzled money from a local Democratic club.Barrios Was Paid by Union While Working for Council President|Andrew Keatts and Jesse Marx|September 2, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The district attorney’s Public Integrity Unit is investigating a complaint that he embezzled money out of a local Democratic club where he served as treasurer.Morning Report: MTS Rejects Many Who Applied for Disabled Fare Reductions|Voice of San Diego|August 31, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In fact, according to the 2011 Marquet Report on Embezzlement, women are more likely to embezzle than men.Most Notorious ‘Pink-Collar’ Criminal to Be Sentenced for $53 Million Theft|Kelly Pope|February 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The village is poor, but the local party secretary managed to embezzle at least $700,000-$800,000.
I assigned him a certain operation, and, having brought it to success, he endeavoured to embezzle—did embezzle—the proceeds.The Red Triangle|Arthur Morrison
It is base to filch a purse—daring to embezzle a million,—but it is immeasurably great to steal a diadem.Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy|Friedrich Schiller
I don't say it was proved on the other hand that he did embezzle that sum.Hard Cash|Charles Reade
He will steal or embezzle rather than have the world look on while "his" wife ekes out the family income.The Living Present|Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
I cannot believe that that man will ever embezzle money again.Selections from Previous Works|Samuel Butler