It just raised the ceiling on the amounts that may be appropriated.
His early artistic explorations had emulated and appropriated the entire cast of European modernism.
Later, the Dukes of Burgundy appropriated the land and vines were revived by medieval monks.
Congress appropriated funds, and whatever those appropriations totaled over the course of the year was that year's budget.
So over the years, the saga of James Gatz has been appropriated by the victors into a celebration of the very excess it abhorred.
It differs from priapismus chronicus in the desire of its appropriated object, which is not experienced in the latter, Class I. 1.
As we must imitate her, and hadn't any of our own, we appropriated hers.
It was clear that the articles had been appropriated or given away to friends.
The Manxman may have appropriated them, but if he did so he was in a deadly earnest mood.
What is the amount of money annually appropriated for improving the rivers and harbors of the country?
"specially suitable, proper," early 15c., from Latin appropriatus, past participle of appropriare (see appropriate (v.)). Related: Appropriately; appropriateness.
liberate (WWI Army)