to claim unwarrantably or presumptuously; assume or appropriate to oneself without right:
to arrogate the right to make decisions.
to attribute or assign to another; ascribe.
He ridicules the arrogation to itself by the ‘Compact’ of a monopoly of loyalty.
The Tribune of Nova Scotia W. L. (William Lawson) Grant
This arrogation of dignity was much resented by his friends.
The Hypocrite Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
The arrogation of sole possession could but lead to the disintegration of the troop.
Social Origins and Primal Law Andrew Lang
(transitive) to claim or appropriate for oneself presumptuously or without justification
(transitive) to attribute or assign to another without justification
1580s, from Latin arrogationem (nominative arrogatio), noun of action from past participle stem of arrogare “to claim for oneself” (see arrogance).
1530s, from Latin arrogatus, past participle of arrogare “to claim for oneself” (see arrogance). Related: Arrogated; arrogating.
the largest administrative division of a French department, comprising a number of cantons. an administrative district of certain large cities in France. noun (in France) the largest administrative subdivision of a department a municipal district of certain cities, esp Paris n. 1807, “administrative subdivision of a French department,” from French, literally “a rounding,” from stem […]
a slender, straight, generally pointed missile or weapon made to be shot from a bow and equipped with feathers at the end of the shaft near the nock, for controlling flight. anything resembling an arrow in form, function, or character. a linear figure having a wedge-shaped end, as one used on a map or architectural […]
- Arrow arum
a North American plant, Peltandra virginica, of wet areas, having large, arrow-shaped leaves and inconspicuous flowers enclosed in a narrow, pointed spathe.
the head or tip of an arrow, usually separable from the shaft and conventionally wedge-shaped. anything resembling or having the conventional shape of an arrowhead. Also called swamp potato. any aquatic or bog plant of the genus Sagittaria, having usually arrowhead-shaped leaves and clusters of white flowers. any of several other plants having arrowhead-shaped leaves. […]