Definition of Misappropriation:

  1. Dishonest use of anothers funds or property for ones own use.

  2. Unfair competition whereby an individual or firm appropriates or dishonestly copies a creation of another that is not protected under copyright, patent, or trademarks laws.

Synonyms of Misappropriation

Abuse, Abuse of office, Befoulment, Conversion, Corrupt administration, Debasement, Defalcation, Defilement, Desecration, Diversion, Embezzlement, Fouling, Maladministration, Malfeasance, Malpractice, Malversation, Misapplication, Misconduct, Misemployment, Misfeasance, Mishandling, Mismanagement, Misusage, Misuse, Peculation, Perversion, Pilfering, Pollution, Poor stewardship, Profanation, Prostitution, Violation

Meaning of Misappropriation & Misappropriation Definition