verb (used with object), mis·ap·pro·pri·at·ed, mis·ap·pro·pri·at·ing.
OTHER WORDS FROM misappropriatemis·ap·pro·pri·a·tion, noun
Words nearby misappropriate
Example sentences from the Web for misappropriated
The SNC has also been plagued by infighting, as well as accusations that it has misappropriated much of the money it has received.
He claimed that she had misappropriated hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Jacob embezzled Laban's property, and Laban misappropriated and changed Jacob's wages.A Few Words About the Devil|Charles Bradlaugh
He had misappropriated funds entrusted to his care,—exposure became inevitable—you know the rest.
Before the rightful owner can recover 163 misappropriated goods, he has to find out where they are.
Not only has it been wasteful and inefficient, but it has misappropriated the funds.The People of the Abyss|Jack London
Orson had bewildered them further by a sort of cockneyism of misappropriated letters.In a Little Town|Rupert Hughes