Synonyms of embezzle in English:

embezzle

verb

  • he was charged with embezzling more than £5,000 from a country club
    misappropriate, steal, rob, thieve, pilfer, appropriate, abstract, defraud someone of, siphon off, pocket, take, take for oneself, help oneself to, line one's pockets/purse with; put one's hand in the till, dip into the public purse, commit white-collar crime, commit fraud
    informal rip off, filch, swipe, lift, skim, snaffle
    British informal pinch, nick, half-inch, whip, nobble
    formal peculate, defalcate, purloin
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