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〔 ˋærәˏget 〕


〔 ˊærәɡeit 〕

Overview of verb arrogate

The verb arrogate has 3 senses

  • claim, lay claim, arrogate -- (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")

  • arrogate, assign -- (make undue claims to having)

  • assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate -- (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")