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 ad for accounting software would not appear if the adjacent article is about how accounting software can be misused to embezzle funds easily, for example.Contextual advertising is key to driving performance in a post-cookies world|Veronica Zegarra|March 3, 2021|Digiday
Navalny and his brother, Oleg, were convicted in 2014 of embezzling about $500,000 from 2008 to 2012 in a case that involved their use of a subcontractor in a logistics deal to transport goods for two companies, MPK and Yves Rocher Vostok.Russian opposition leader Navalny ordered jailed, calls on supporters to keep pressure on Putin|Isabelle Khurshudyan, Robyn Dixon|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
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.
To appropriate another man's design was no more nor less than to embezzle his money or steal his goods.A Laodicean|Thomas Hardy
"Embezzle for him $70,000 worth of securities," thought the examiner.Roads of Destiny|O. Henry
If servants get not their meat honestly and decently, they will neglect their master's business, or embezzle his goods.The Proverbs of Scotland|Alexander Hislop
When I urged reform, the officials and gentry seized the opportunity to embezzle.China and the Manchus|Herbert Allen Giles
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