Synonyms of embezzle in English:

embezzle


See definition of embezzle

verb

1‘he was charged with embezzling more than £5,000 from a country club’

SYNONYMS

misappropriate, steal, rob, thieve, pilfer, appropriate, abstract, defraud someone of, siphon off, pocket, take, take for oneself, help oneself to, line one's pockets with, line one's 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