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Definitions of appropriate:
  • verb:   take possession of by force, as after an invasion
  • verb:   give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause
  • adjective:   suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
    Example: "A book not appropriate for children"
  • adjective:   suitable and fitting
  • adjective:   meant or adapted for an occasion or use
    Example: "Not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy"
  • adjective:   being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
  • adjective:   appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness

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