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Spell Check of appropriate

Correct spelling: appropriate

Definition of appropriate:

1) appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness

2) give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause; " I will earmark this money for your research"

3) being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; " the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; " an apt reply"

4) suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc; " a book not appropriate for children"; " a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity"; " it seems that an apology is appropriate"

5) suitable and fitting; " the tailored clothes were harmonious with her military bearing"

6) meant or adapted for an occasion or use; " a tractor suitable ( or fit) for heavy duty"; " not an appropriate ( or fit) time for flippancy"

7) take possession of by force, as after an invasion; " the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; " The army seized the town"; " The militia captured the castle"

8) Set apart for a particular use or person. Hence: Belonging peculiarly; peculiar; suitable; fit; proper.

9) To take to one's self in exclusion of others; to claim or use as by an exclusive right; as, let no man appropriate the use of a common benefit.

10) To make suitable; to suit.

11) To annex, as a benefice, to a spiritual corporation, as its property.

12) A property; attribute.

13) To set apart for, or assign to, a particular person or use, in exclusion of all others; - with to or for; as, a spot of ground is appropriated for a garden; to appropriate money for the increase of the navy.

Common misspellings for appropriate:

  • appropiate (23%)
  • apropriate (9%)
  • approriate (7%)
  • appropraite (7%)
  • approprate (4%)
  • appropreate (3%)
  • apporpriate (3%)
  • approprite (3%)
  • appropirate (3%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Examples of usage for appropriate:

1) An appropriate address was delivered by Rev.

2) At the appropriate moment she decided to make her presence felt.

3) How beautiful, how appropriate.

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