The definition of appropriate is to put aside or take something for one's self or some other specific person.(verb)
Appropriate is defined as something that is right for the purpose.(adjective)
Bringing wine to a wine and cheese party is an example of appropriate.
See appropriate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME appropriaten < LL appropriatus, pp. of appropriare, to make one's own < L ad-, to + proprius, one's own
See appropriate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English appropriat
Origin: , from Late Latin appropriātus
Origin: , past participle of appropriāre, to make one's own
Origin: : Latin ad-, ad-
Origin: + Latin proprius, own; see per1 in Indo-European roots.
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