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KK Pronunciation

〔 -ˋjus 〕


〔 -ˊjuːs-ˋjuz 〕

Overview of noun misuse

The noun misuse has 1 sense

  • misuse, abuse -- (improper or excessive use; "alcohol abuse"; "the abuse of public funds")

Overview of verb misuse

The verb misuse has 2 senses

  • misapply, misuse -- (apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly; "The words are misapplied in this context"; "You are misapplying the name of this religious group")

  • pervert, misuse, abuse -- (change the inherent purpose or function of something; "Don't abuse the system"; "The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers")