Definitions For Appropriate


  • Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
  • Take possession of by force, as after an invasion
  • Right or suited for some purpose or situation


  • Suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc

Is Appropriate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Appropriate is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Appropriate in a Sentence

  • Red wine would have been a more appropriate choice with the meal.
  • The movie is perfectly appropriate to people of all ages.
  • The town has appropriated funds to repair the bridge and work should begin this summer.
  • The economy has been weakened by corrupt officials who have appropriated the country's resources for their own use.
  • Elements of the design were appropriated from other architects.

Synonyms for Appropriate

Antonyms for Appropriate

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