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Synonyms for arrogate
ˈær əˌgeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. claim, lay claim, arrogate(verb)

    demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to

    "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"; "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident"

    Synonyms:
    claim, take, seize, assign, usurp, assume, exact, lay claim, take over

  2. arrogate, assign(verb)

    make undue claims to having

    Synonyms:
    claim, put, set apart, designate, assume, portion, specify, depute, delegate, lay claim, usurp, ascribe, impute, attribute, take over, seize, allot, assign

  3. assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate(verb)

    seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession

    "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died"

    Synonyms:
    usurp, attach, sequester, capture, simulate, acquire, absorb, impound, don, put on, take, take for granted, lay claim, adopt, strike, borrow, get hold of, assume, prehend, relieve, take over, assign, repeat, claim, presume, confiscate, get into, sham, seize, clutch, grab, buy up, appropriate, accept, take on, feign, wear, conquer, buy out, take up, bear

Wiktionary

  1. arrogate(verb)

    Antonyms:
    renounce, relinquish, abdicate, abandon

  2. arrogate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    commandeer, expropriate, usurp

    Antonyms:
    renounce, relinquish, abdicate, abandon

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. arrogate

    The distinctive idea of assume is to take by one's own independent volition, whether well or ill, rightfully or wrongfully. One may accept an obligation or assume an authority that properly belongs to him, or he may assume an obligation or indebtedness that could not be required of him. He may assume authority or office that is his right; if he assumes what does not belong to him, he is said to arrogate or usurp it. A man may usurp the substance of power in the most unpretending way; what he arrogates to himself he assumes with a haughty and overbearing manner. One assumes the robes or insignia of office by putting them on, with or without right. If he takes to himself the credit and appearance of qualities he does not possess, he is said to affect or feign, or to pretend to, the character he thus assumes. What a debater postulates he openly states and takes for granted without proof; what he assumes he may take for granted without mention. A favorite trick of the sophist is quietly to assume as true what would at once be challenged if expressly stated. What a man claims he asserts his right to take; what he assumes he takes.

    Synonyms:
    accept, affect, appropriate, assume, claim, feign, postulate, presume, pretend, put on, take, usurp

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. arrogate

    Synonyms:
    claim, assume, vindicate, assert, demand

    Antonyms:
    forego, waive, resign, surrender, abandon, disclaim

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. arrogate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    assume, usurp, claim unduly, make unjust pretensions to

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  1. List of paraphrases:

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