Definition and Meanings for misuse
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Part of Speech of misuse
transitive verb, noun
Etymology of misuse
Meaning of misuse
as transitive verb
- to treat or use improperly; to use to a bad purpose; to misapply; as, to misuse one's talents.
- to abuse; to treat ill.
- wrong use; misapplication; erroneous or improper use.
- violence, or its effects.