arrogation

arrogation
Synonyms and related words:
accession, accounting for, adoption, anointing, anointment, answerability, application, appointment, appropriation, ascription, assignation, assignment, assumption, attachment, attribution, authorization, blame, charge, colonization, connection with, conquest, consecration, coronation, credit, delegation, deputation, derivation from, election, empowerment, encroachment, enslavement, etiology, honor, imputation, indent, infringement, invasion, legitimate succession, occupation, palaetiology, placement, playing God, preemption, preoccupation, prepossession, reference to, requisition, responsibility, saddling, seizure, subjugation, succession, takeover, taking over, trespass, trespassing, usurpation

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • arrogation — I noun accession, adoption, application, appropriation, ascription, assignation, assignment, assumption, attachment, attribution, impropriation, placement, requisition, seizure, taking, usurpation II index assignation, assumption (seizure),… …   Law dictionary

  • Arrogation — Ar ro*ga tion, n. [L. arrogatio, fr. arrogare. Cf. {Adrogation}.] 1. The act of arrogating, or making exorbitant claims; the act of taking more than one is justly entitled to. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. (Civ. Law) Adoption of a person of full age.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arrogation — Arrogation, (lat.), die Annahme einer selbständigen Person an Kindes Statt; s. Annahme an Kindes Statt …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Arrogation — Arrogation, s. Adoption …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • arrogation — (n.) 1580s, from L. arrogationem (nom. arrogatio), noun of action from pp. stem of arrogare to claim for oneself (see ARROGANCE (Cf. arrogance)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • arrogation — noun The unjust assumption of rights or privilege. The Presidents arrogation of this new Act oversteps his bounds and causes our rights to suffer …   Wiktionary

  • arrogation — arrogate ► VERB ▪ take or claim for oneself without justification. DERIVATIVES arrogation noun. ORIGIN Latin arrogare claim for oneself …   English terms dictionary

  • arrogation — noun see arrogate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arrogation — See arrogate. * * * …   Universalium

  • arrogation — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of taking something for oneself: appropriation, assumption, preemption, seizure, usurpation. See GIVE …   English dictionary for students

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