Part of speech:
Physical maltreatment or violence:
To turn from truth, rectitude, or propriety; to divert from a right use, end, or way; to lead astray; to corrupt.
To handle badly or roughly; abuse, maltreat, or mismanage
To treat in a rough or cruel way; abuse.
To treat unfairly, unkindly, or cruelly; use badly; abuse
To treat unkindly, cruelly, or unfairly; harm; abuse; maltreat
To put to an improper, unworthy, or degrading use; abuse.
To appropriate dishonestly for one's own use; embezzle.
Exploit is defined as to use someone or something to achieve one's own purposes.
To illegally misappropriate property under one’s care, particularly property to which one has a public trust or fiduciary duty.
Any of various sexual acts or practices deviating from what is considered normal; sexual deviation
The illegal misuse of money or property in lawful keeping.
The act of taking improperly, including the use of another’s property or work.
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
Find another word for misuses. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for misuses, like: abuses, misapplies, perverts, mistreats, mishandles, maltreats, ill-uses, ill-treats, profanes, misappropriates and exploits.