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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; Demand as being one's due or property; Make undue claims to having.

Usage examples (32)
  • But no individual can arrogate that right to himself.
  • Verb (used with object), : to arrogate the right to make decisions
  • I have to admit that I looked up the definition of "arrogate," which means "to claim or seize without right."
  • There are those who arrogate to themselves such liberty. for more
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  • To "abrogate" means to abolish or do away with something, while to "arrogate" means to improperly claim for oneself.
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