Misappropriate vs Swindle - What's the difference?

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Misappropriate is a related term of swindle.


As verbs the difference between misappropriate and swindle

is that misappropriate is to use something wrongly, or illegally while swindle is to defraud (someone).

As a noun swindle is

an instance of.

misappropriate

English

Verb

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

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

    swindle

    English

    Verb

    (swindl)
  • To defraud (someone).
  • ''The two men swindled the company out of $160,000.
  • To obtain money or property by fraudulent or deceitful methods.
  • Synonyms

    * (to be swindled) be sold a pup * (to defraud) swizz (informal, mainly British)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An instance of .
  • Synonyms

    * scheme, swizz (informal, mainly British)

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