English dictionary



Hint: With the Firefox addon you can search this dictionary from the browsers search field.

English noun: embezzlement

1. embezzlement (act) the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else


Synonymsdefalcation, misapplication, misappropriation, peculation


Broader (hypernym)larceny, stealing, theft, thievery, thieving


Narrower (hyponym)plunderage, raid









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk