Appropriate : Synonyms and Antonyms


( Verb )

$ 20,000.00 has been appropriated for the new school building.


1. Confiscate

2. Take

3. Allot

4. Seize

5. Correct

Contextual Examples:

This Act will empower the Government to confiscate the properties of the smugglers.

Anita took my advices on all important issues.

Deepak was allotted a piece of land in the heart of this city.

The documents seized by the police proved that he was guilty.

The action taken by the government is correct for the solution of the problem.


1. Release

2. Relinquish

3. Open

4. Loosen

5. Incorrect

Contextual Examples:

The principal released the plot of land which had been inappropriately occupied by the college.

The government has lost its hold on the private sector by announcing its new industrial policy.

The new policies have opened the scope for new ventures in industry and trade.

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