correct or suitable for a particular situation or occasion
take for oneself or for one's own use, especially without permission
set aside for a particular purpose
"a book not appropriate for children"
"a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity"
"it seems that an apology is appropriate"
"I will earmark this money for your research"
"She sets aside time for meditation every day"
"the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"
"The army seized the town"
"The militia captured the castle"
To charm away..Ennui, is the chief and appropriate business of the poet.
Some peoples think of women as too weak to work out of doors, others regard women as the appropriate bearers of heavy burdens.
出自： M. Mead
They must behave in a manner appropriate to the myth in which they were participating.
出自： J. Bowen
Actually, he looks lots better when he isn't dressed as he thinks appropriate for dinner at Illyria.
出自： A. Lurie
At an appropriate moment I shall strike the gong.
出自： B. England
He makes a wordless noise appropriate to male approval of female pulchritude.
出自： T. Stoppard
He was dressed in a tweed suit appropriate either to countryman or academic.
出自： D. Jacobson
The music on the radio was turned off; somehow a bit of quiet seemed more appropriate.
出自： G. Boycott
Appropriating the whole ships provisions to themselves.
出自： G. Anson
The name 'priesthood'..was never appropriated by apostles to themselves.
出自： E. Mellor
He has appropriated the company's money for his own use.
You can't appropriate the van of the firm for your own use.
The government was forced to appropriate extra funds for the new airport.
The committee appropriated money for the memorial.
The legislature appropriated funds for technology in the schools.
The state appropriates a large amount of money for the development of science and technology each year.
There has been a lot of opposition to the government's plans to appropriate millions of pounds for a new submarine.
Congress has appropriated money for building the highway.
The government has appropriated a large sum of money for building hospitals.
1,000,000 yuan has been appropriated for the new school buildings.
Five million dollars has been appropriated for research into the disease.
This place is appropriated for a sports ground.
Congress appropriated the funds to the states.
I see that the director has appropriated the best office to his own use.
It is against the law to appropriate public money to private purpose.
The room is appropriated to your friend.
This hall is appropriated to silent reading.