Definition of Defalcate
to misappropriate or misuse money assigned to that person
Examples of Defalcate in a sentence
When the principal decided to defalcate the school’s money, he was deemed a thief by the community and could stand trial for his crime.
After noticing numerous unpermitted withdrawals from the company’s account, the president fired the accountant who decided to defalcate the company’s money.
Workers were suspicious that Barbara did defalcate money from her employer when the entry level worker was always taking expensive vacations.
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