defalcate

Definitions of defalcate
  1. verb
    appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
    synonyms: embezzle, malversate, misappropriate, peculate
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    types:
    fiddle
    commit fraud and steal from one's employer
    type of:
    steal
    take without the owner's consent
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