Acceptable For Game Play - US & UK word lists

This word is acceptable for play in the US & UK dictionaries that are being used in the following games:

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. Improper, unlawful, or incorrect use; misapplication.
  • v. To use incorrectly.
  • v. To mistreat or abuse. See Synonyms at abuse.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. An incorrect, improper or unlawful use of something.
  • v. To use (something) incorrectly.
  • v. To abuse or mistreat (something or someone).
  • v. To abuse verbally, to insult.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To treat or use improperly; to use to a bad purpose; to misapply.
  • v. To abuse; to treat ill.
  • n. Wrong use; misapplication; erroneous or improper use.
  • n. Violence, or its effects.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To treat or use improperly; apply to an improper purpose; make a false or improper use of.
  • To use or treat badly; abuse or maltreat in act or speech.
  • Synonyms Abuse, Misuse. See abuse.
  • n. Improper use; misapplication; employment in a wrong way or to a bad purpose; perversion.
  • n. Abuse; ill treatment.
  • n. Synonyms Perversion, profanation, prostitution. See abuse, v. t.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
  • n. improper or excessive use
  • v. change the inherent purpose or function of something
  • Verb Form
    misused    misuses    misusing   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    apply    utilise    use    utilize    employ   
    Words with the same meaning
    misapply    abuse    misemploy    maltreat    misapplication    ill-treat   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Bruce    Chartreuse    Cruz    Druse    Druze    Duce    Hughes    Jews    Loos    Luce   
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