Synonyms of embezzlement
misappropriation • He was gaoled for six years for embezzlement of government funds.
misappropriation • He was accused of misappropriation of bank funds.
stealing • You can't just help yourself - that's stealing!
theft • Art theft is now part of organized crime.
robbery • He was serving a sentence for robbery.
nicking (slang, mainly British)
thieving • an ex-con who says he's given up thieving
larceny • He now faces two to 20 years in prison on grand larceny charges.
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larcenyLarceny is the crime of stealing.
• He now faces two to 20 years in prison on grand larceny charges.
misappropriationIf someone misappropriates money which does not belong to them, they take it without permission and use it for their own purposes. (noun)
• He was accused of misappropriation of bank funds.
Thesaurus for embezzlement from the Collins English Thesaurus
Embezzlement is the crime of embezzling money.