Approof to Apse

(Ap*proof") n. [See Approve, and Proof.]

1. Trial; proof. [Archaic] Shak.

2. Approval; commendation. Shak.

(Ap`pro*pin"quate) v. i. [L. appropinquatus, p. p. of appropinquare; ad + prope near.] To approach. [Archaic] Ld. Lytton.

(Ap`pro*pin*qua"tion) n. [L. appropinquatio.] A drawing nigh; approach. [R.] Bp. Hall.

(Ap`pro*pin"qui*ty) n. [Pref. ad- + propinquity.] Nearness; propinquity. [R.] J. Gregory.

(Ap*pro"pre) v. t. [OE. appropren, apropren, OF. approprier, fr. L. appropriare. See Appropriate.] To appropriate. [Obs.] Fuller.

(Ap*pro"pri*a*ble) a. [See Appropriate.] Capable of being appropriated, set apart, sequestered, or assigned exclusively to a particular use. Sir T. Browne.

(Ap*pro"pri*a*ment) n. What is peculiarly one's own; peculiar qualification. [Obs.]

If you can neglect
Your own appropriaments.

(Ap*pro"pri*ate) a. [L. appropriatus, p. p. of appropriare; ad + propriare to appropriate, fr. proprius one's own, proper. See Proper.] Set apart for a particular use or person. Hence: Belonging peculiarly; peculiar; suitable; fit; proper.

In its strict and appropriate meaning.

Appropriate acts of divine worship.

It is not at all times easy to find words appropriate to express our ideas.

(Ap*pro"pri*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appropriated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Appropriating ]

1. To take to one's self in exclusion of others; to claim or use as by an exclusive right; as, let no man appropriate the use of a common benefit.

2. To set apart for, or assign to, a particular person or use, in exclusion of all others; — with to or for; as, a spot of ground is appropriated for a garden; to appropriate money for the increase of the navy.

3. To make suitable; to suit. [Archaic] Paley.

4. (Eng. Eccl. Law) To annex, as a benefice, to a spiritual corporation, as its property. Blackstone.

(Ap*pro"pri*ate) n. A property; attribute. [Obs.]

(Ap*pro"pri*ate*ly), adv. In an appropriate or proper manner; fitly; properly.

(Ap*pro"pri*ate*ness), n. The state or quality of being appropriate; peculiar fitness. Froude.

(Ap*pro`pri*a"tion) n. [L. appropriatio: cf. F. appropriation.]

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