Misappropriate vs Disappropriate - What's the difference?

misappropriate | disappropriate |


As verbs the difference between misappropriate and disappropriate

is that misappropriate is to use something wrongly, or illegally 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.

misappropriate

English

Verb

(misappropriat)
  • To use something wrongly, or illegally
  • To embezzle
  • Synonyms

    (use wrongly) * misuse (embezzle) * defalcate * embezzle * peculate

    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.