Embezzle – Steal money placed in one's trust belonging to the organization one is working for
To remember the definition of the word embezzle, use the following mnemonic:
She emptied the safe because the bedazzling (embezzle) money placed in her trust was too tempting, she couldn't help but steal it.
Examples of embezzle in a sentence
He was caught embezzling money from his clients.
He was arrested for embezzling funds from the company.
The vicar decided to embezzle money from the church to fund her drinking addiction.