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We found 38 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word appropriate:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. appropriate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. appropriate: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. appropriate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. appropriate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. appropriate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. appropriate, appropriate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Appropriate, appropriate: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. appropriate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. appropriate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. appropriate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. appropriate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. appropriate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. appropriate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. appropriate (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. appropriate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. appropriate: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Appropriate: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Appropriate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. appropriate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. appropriate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. appropriate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. appropriate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. appropriate: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  24. appropriate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. appropriate: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  26. appropriate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. appropriate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. appropriate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. appropriate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. appropriate: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. appropriate: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. appropriate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. appropriate: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. appropriate: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. appropriate: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. APPROPRIATE: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (appropriate)

verb:  take possession of by force, as after an invasion
verb:  give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause
adjective:  suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc ("A book not appropriate for children")
adjective:  suitable and fitting
adjective:  meant or adapted for an occasion or use ("Not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy")
adjective:  being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
adjective:  appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness

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