arrogate  

  • Definition of arrogate

    • (v): seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one''s right or possession; "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died"  
    • (v): demand as being one''s due or property; assert one''s right or title to; "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"; "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident"  
    • (v): make undue claims to having  

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