Allocate vs Disappropriate - What's the difference?

allocate | disappropriate |


As verbs the difference between allocate and disappropriate

is that allocate is to set aside for a purpose while disappropriate is to remove something that has been allocated to someone; often to reassign it elsewhere.

As an adjective disappropriate is

(legal) severed from the appropriation or possession of a spiritual corporation.

allocate

English

Verb

(allocat)
  • To set aside for a purpose
  • To distribute according to a plan, generally followed by the adposition "to"
  • The bulk of K–12 education funds are allocated to school districts that in turn pay for the cost of operating schools.
  • (computing) To declare a section of the memory to be used by the program.
  • Antonyms

    * (declare a section of memory) free, deallocate

    disappropriate

    English

    Verb

    (disappropriat)
  • To remove something that has been allocated to someone; often to reassign it elsewhere.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • (legal) Severed from the appropriation or possession of a spiritual corporation.
  • * Blackstone
  • The appropriation may be severed, and the church become disappropriate , two ways.