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misuse

see definition of misuse
  • nounabuse; wrong application
  • verbabuse; apply wrongly
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Synonyms for misuse

noun abuse; wrong application
  • corruption
  • exploitation
  • harm
  • maltreatment
  • mistreatment
  • prostitution
  • squandering
  • waste
  • barbarism
  • catachresis
  • desecration
  • dissipation
  • ill-treatment
  • injury
  • malapropism
  • misapplication
  • perversion
  • profanation
  • solecism
  • abusage
  • cruel treatment
  • misemployment
  • misusage
  • rough handling

Antonyms for misuse

  • praise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to misuse

abuse

verb. use wrongly
  • dissipate
  • exhaust
  • misemploy
  • mishandle
  • misuse
  • overburden
  • overtax
  • overwork
  • prostitute
  • spoil
  • squander
  • taint
  • waste
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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