HyperDic: appropriator

English > 1 sense of the word appropriator:
NOUNperson appropriatorsomeone who takes for his or her own use (especially without permission)
appropriator > pronunciation
Soundsahprow'priyey.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > appropriator: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who takes for his or her own use (especially without permission).
Narrowerkleptomaniacsomeone with an irrational urge to steal in the absence of an economic motive
poachersomeone who hunts or fishes illegally on the property of another
preemptor, pre-emptorsomeone who acquires land by preemption
BroaderacquirerA person who acquires something (usually permanently)
Verbsappropriatetake possession of by force, as after an invasion

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