Search results for misuse

We have found multiple words misuse. Choose the one you are looking for and click on the link in its Dictionary entry column to see its detailed etymology.

Dictionary entry Language Definition
misuse English (Noun) An incorrect, improper or unlawful use of something.An incorrect, improper or unlawful use of something.
misuse English (Verb) (obsolete, transitive) To abuse verbally, to insult. [16th-17th c.]. (transitive) To abuse or mistreat (something or someone). [from 14th c.]. (transitive) To rape (a woman); later more [...](obsolete, transitive) To abuse verbally, to insult. [16th-17th c.]. (transitive) To abuse or mistreat (something or someone). [from 14th c.]. (transitive) To rape (a woman); later more [...]

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