Arrogate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈærəɡeɪt|  American pronunciation of the word arrogate
Brit.  |ˈærəɡeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word arrogate


- demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to (syn: claim)
- make undue claims to having (syn: assign)
- seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession (syn: assume, seize, take over, usurp)

Extra examples

They've arrogated to themselves the power to change the rules arbitrarily.

She arrogated the leadership role to herself.

An attempt was made to arrogate to the Crown the privilege of issuing writs.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: arrogate
he/she/it: arrogates
present participle: arrogating
past tense: arrogated
past participle: arrogated
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