Synonyms of embezzled


1. embezzle, defalcate, peculate, misappropriate, malversate, steal

usage: appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use; "The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family"


1. embezzled, misappropriated, illegal (vs. legal)

usage: taken for your own use in violation of a trust; "the banker absconded with embezzled funds"

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