Misuse synonyms

mĭs-yo͝oz'

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The misuse of something, incorrectly using (applying) something, a wrong application.
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A perverting or being perverted
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To employ to the greatest possible advantage:
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To mistreat or abuse.
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To treat someone, or something roughly or badly.
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To handle dishonestly or illegally
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To treat badly, to abuse. [from 18th c.]
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To hurt or injure by maltreatment
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To cause to turn from what is considered right, good, or true; misdirect; lead astray; corrupt
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To violate, as anything sacred; to treat with abuse, irreverence, obloquy, or contempt; to desecrate; to pollute; as, to profane the name of God; to profane the Scriptures, or the ordinance of God.
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(Usually reflexively) To perform sexual activity for money
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abuse; apply wrongly
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The wrongful, fraudulent or corrupt use of other's funds in one's care.
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To treat roughly; maltreat:
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To treat unkindly or harshly.
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To maltreat.
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To use wrongly and improperly
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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(Law, business) To steal or misappropriate money that one has been trusted with, especially to steal money from the organisation for which one works.
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Find another word for misuse. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for misuse, like: misapplication, perversion, defalcate, exploit, abuse, mistreat, misappropriate, misapply, ill-usage, maltreat and negligence.