Verbal Ability - Synonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Synonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.3)

In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

3. 

EMBEZZLE

[A]. Misappropriate
[B]. Balance
[C]. Remunerate
[D]. Clear

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Main Entry: embezzle

Part of Speech: verb

Definition: steal money, often from employer

Synonyms: abstract, defalcate, filch, forge, loot, misapply, misappropriate, misuse, peculate, pilfer, purloin, put hand in cookie jar, put hand in till, skim, thieve

Antonyms: compensate, give, pay, reimburse, return

Surpriya said: (Oct 12, 2010)  
Embezzle is to deceit someone and to use the power vested in you in wrong way.

Ajay said: (Feb 2, 2011)  
Remunerate - Salary.

Uday said: (Feb 20, 2011)  
Main Entry: filch

Part of Speech: verb

Definition: steal

Synonyms: cop, crib*, embezzle , hustle*, lift*, misappropriate, pilfer, pinch*, purloin, rip off, rob, scrounge, sneak, snipe, snitch, swipe, take, thieve, walk off with

Antonyms: contribute, give

Sam said: (Sep 2, 2011)  
Why Remunerate can't be the option?

Anji said: (Sep 16, 2011)  
Let us see one example, you can easily understand.

Embezzle: Ex. The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family".

Misappropriate : If someone misappropriates money which does not belong to them, they take it without permission and use it for their own purposes.

Balance: To compare by or as if by turning over in the mind: balanced the pros and cons before making a choice....

Remunerate: Ex. to reward or pay for work, service, etc.

Clear: Ex. Easily seen through; transparent: clear water.,,

So, the answer for EMBEZZLE Synonym is Misappropriate.

Roja said: (Oct 12, 2011)  
Well said anji.

Thanks for your explanation.

The Guide said: (Dec 13, 2011)  
Embezzle means robing money by an official person who is on duty.

Eg:- If an employee working in one bank robs money then it becomes embezzlement where as if a thief does that thing simply call it as robbery

Nisar Ahmed said: (Mar 19, 2013)  
Can you give me best example of Remunerate?

American Guy_Xd said: (Apr 11, 2013)  
Embezzle is stealing something that isn't yours. However, it is usually a form a theft from a corporation or government.

Tuntun said: (Jul 29, 2013)  
Remunerate mean "to pay someone for work or services:".

He is poorly remunerated for all the work he does.

Krishna said: (Nov 4, 2013)  
Embezzle meaning is misappropriate.

Edukondalu said: (Feb 4, 2014)  
Ex:- The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family.

Dyipu said: (Feb 4, 2015)  
Embezzle: If someone embezzles money that their organisation or company has placed in their care, they take it for their own purposes illegally.

i.e Inappropriate.

Remunerate: We paid money for our work we do.

Gopi said: (Mar 17, 2015)  
Meaning embezzle means money is not ours using only own purpose.

Naveen said: (Jul 15, 2015)  
Embezzle means to steal money with whom you trust with.

R_V said: (Jul 21, 2015)  
Sentence:

Manager felt guilty for embezzling his employee's salary. Thus to clear himself from the sin he did earlier, he remunerate the money in employee's account.

G.Saritha said: (Sep 29, 2015)  
Please anyone give me clear idea about vent with example.

Shanmuga Sundari.M said: (Aug 3, 2016)  
@Saritha, I think vent means opening.

Dm said: (Jan 7, 2017)  
The vent let the fresh air in.

Aishwarya said: (Jan 18, 2017)  
Embezzle means misappropriate.

Dinesh Mandhotra said: (Apr 16, 2017)  
Embezzle means amount collected by misappropriate sources.

Sagar Jadhav said: (Jun 6, 2017)  
I means Stolen by a wrong way.

Srivani said: (Jul 7, 2017)  
Embezzlement means an official meaning of theft.

Ghafoor said: (Oct 17, 2017)  
I was caught embezzling the money of my client.

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