The Correct spelling is: appropriate

Common misspellings of the word appropriate are:

How do you spell appropriate?. It is not appropiate or appropraite or appropropiate or even apropriate for that matter!

  • adj.

    Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place; fitting.

    tr.v., -at·ed, -at·ing, -ates. (-āt')
    1. To set apart for a specific use: appropriating funds for education.
    2. To take possession of or make use of exclusively for oneself, often without permission: Lee appropriated my unread newspaper and never returned it.

    [Middle English appropriat, from Late Latin appropriātus, past participle of appropriāre, to make one's own : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin proprius, own.]

    appropriately ap·pro'pri·ate·ly adv.
    appropriateness ap·pro'pri·ate·ness n.
    appropriative ap·pro'pri·a'tive (-ā'tĭv) adj.
    appropriator ap·pro'pri·a'tor n.

    SYNONYMS  appropriate, arrogate, commandeer, confiscate, preempt, usurp. These verbs mean to seize for oneself or as one's right: appropriated the family car; arrogated the chair at the head of the table; commandeered a plane for the escape; confiscating stolen property; preempted the glory for herself; usurped the throne. See also synonyms at allocate.

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