An example of embezzle is if you reroute company and client money into your own bank account.
transitive verb-·zled, -·zling
Origin of embezzleMiddle English embesilen from Anglo-French enbesiler from Old French embesillier from en- (see en-) + besillier, to destroy
transitive verbem·bez·zled, em·bez·zling, em·bez·zles
Origin of embezzleMiddle English embesilen from Anglo-Norman enbesiler Old French en- intensive pref. ; see en- 1. Old French besillier to ravage
(third-person singular simple present embezzles, present participle embezzling, simple past and past participle embezzled)
1469, from Anglo-Norman embesiler (“to steal, cause to disappear”) (1305), from Old French besillier (“torment, destroy, gouge”), of unknown origin.
embezzle - Legal Definition