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Synonyms for embezzleɛmˈbɛz əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. embezzle, defalcate, peculate, misappropriate, malversate(verb)

    appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use

    "The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family"

    malversate, embezzle, peculate, misappropriate, defalcate


  1. embezzle(verb)

    defalcate, peculate, misappropriate

  2. embezzle(verb)

    To steal or misappropriate money that one has been trusted with, especially to steal money from one's employer.

    misappropriate, peculate, defalcate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. embezzle(v. a.)

    appropriate to one's own use (what is intrusted), purloin, peculate, steal, come unlawfully by

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