Definition: to take money that belongs to a business or nonprofit group
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): steal, pilfer
Antonym(s): contribute, give
1. Since Tyler was desperate to pay his gambling debts, he decided to peculate funds from his employer.
2. I wasn’t surprised to learn our sly minister had chosen to peculate money from the church in order to buy a new car.
3. Anna was paid a decent salary so there was really no reason for her to peculate cash from the bank.