What is another word for appropriate?

Need synonyms for appropriate? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Adjective
Marked by suitability or aptness
more ❯
“The movie contains content that may not be appropriate for children.”
Adjective
Timely or marked by good timing
“The applause would come in an appropriate manner when awkward silence had threatened to derail the act.”
Adjective
Something precise or exact
Adjective
Having been recommended or approved, typically by an authority
Adjective
Polite, calm, and sensible in behaviour
more ❯
Adjective
Socially acceptable
Adjective
Free from error
more ❯
Adjective
Being fully accessible and obtainable with little regard to restrictions
Adjective
Belonging or relating separately to each of two or more people or things
Adjective
Made according to the specifications of a particular individual
Adjective
Having or including many small details or features
Verb
To take, claim or use for one's own benefit, usually without the owner's consent
“Approval to appropriate these sacred grounds for the construction of a new park did not sit well with the indigenous community.”
Verb
To steal
more ❯
“When the charges were laid after Kiera had decided to appropriate millions of dollars from her company, her fall from grace was assured.”
Verb
To dedicate or set aside something for a particular purpose
“The county continues to appropriate funds for senior services that help keep our seniors independent.”
Verb
To reproduce something for one's own benefit, typically without the owner's consent
“To appropriate the work of another artist for propaganda is highly unethical.”
Verb
To come into possession of
more ❯
Verb
To choose to take up, follow, or use
more ❯
Verb
To change one substance into another
Verb
Bite off
Verb
To assimilate into a body, structure or system
Verb
To set apart for a special use
Verb
Invade another's property, business
Verb
To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
Verb
To make use of
Verb
Assume responsibility for
Verb
To assign to a category
more ❯
Verb
To arrange for something to belong to, or be officially controlled by, somebody else
more ❯
Verb
To loot or plunder by force
Verb
Try, sample
more ❯
Verb
To remove or take away from
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder
Watch and Learn
Sponsored Content

See Also

Nearby Words
11-letter Words Starting With
Sponsored Content
Advertisement
Find Synonyms
go
Advertisement
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2020