HyperDic: arrogate

English > 3 senses of the word arrogate:
VERBpossessionarrogate, claim, lay claimdemand as being one's due or property
possessionarrogate, assignmake undue claims to having
possessionarrogate, assume, usurp, seize, take overseize and take control without authority and possibly with force
arrogate > pronunciation
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English > arrogate: 3 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningdemand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsclaim, lay claim
Narrowerarrogate, assignmake undue claims to having
pretendPut forward a claim and assert right or possession of
requisitiondemand and take for use or service, especially by military or public authority for public service
Broaderrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Oppositeforfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, foregoLose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
Similar toclaim, takelay claim to
Spanishatribuirse, reclamar, reivindicar
Nounsarrogatora person who through conceit makes pretentious claims to rights or advantages that he or she is not entitled to or to qualities that he or she does not possess
English > arrogate: 3 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningmake undue claims to having.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymassign
Broaderclaim, lay claim, arrogatedemand as being one's due or property
Spanishasignarse
Nounsarrogatora person who through conceit makes pretentious claims to rights or advantages that he or she is not entitled to or to qualities that he or she does not possess
English > arrogate: 3 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningseize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsassume, usurp, seize, take over
NarrowerannexTake (territory) as if by conquest
appropriate, capture, seize, conquerTake possession of by force, as after an invasion
hijackseize control of
preoccupyOccupy or take possession of beforehand or before another or appropriate for use in advance
raidtake over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock
BroadertakeTake by force
Spanishanexar, apoderar, capturar, confiscar, embargar, incautar, usurpar
Catalanapoderar, capturar, confiscar, embargar, incautar, usurpar
Nounsarrogationseizure by the government
arrogatora person who through conceit makes pretentious claims to rights or advantages that he or she is not entitled to or to qualities that he or she does not possess

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