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appropriate

ap·pro·pri·ate

appropriate

 
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: pro pri t
definition: right for the purpose; proper.
Jeans and a T-shirt are not appropriate for a formal wedding.
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synonyms:
apt, due, fit, proper, suitable, suited
antonyms:
improper, inappropriate, unbecoming, unsuitable, wrong
similar words:
applicable, convenient, decent, done, likely, pertinent, relevant, right, timely, to the point
 
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: pro pri eIt
inflections: appropriated, appropriates, appropriating
definition: to set aside for a particular purpose.
The town appropriated money for the senior center.
synonyms:
assign, dedicate
similar words:
allot, appoint
derivations: appropriately (adv.), appropriateness (n.)