Misuse Synonyms and Antonyms

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We found there are 4 synonyms for the word misuse.

  1. abuse
  2. misapply
  3. abuse
  4. pervert

And we found No direct antonym for the word misuse.

Term Definition

abuse (noun)

improper or excessive use.

misapply (verb)

apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly.

abuse, pervert (verb)

change the inherent purpose or function of something.

Nearby Terms

mistranslate (verb)
translate incorrectly

mistranslation (noun)
an incorrect translation

mistreat (verb)
treat badly

mistreated (adjective)
subjected to cruel treatment

mistreatment (noun)
the practice of treating (someone or something) badly

mistress (noun)
an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man

mistrial (noun)
a trial that is invalid or inconclusive

mistrust (noun)
doubt about someone's honesty

mistrustful (adjective satellite)
openly distrustful and unwilling to confide

mistrustfully (adverb)
with distrust

misty (adjective satellite)
filled or abounding with fog or mist

misty-eyed (adjective satellite)
having eyes blurred as with tears

misunderstand (verb)
interpret in the wrong way

misunderstanding (noun)
putting the wrong interpretation on

misunderstood (adjective satellite)
wrongly understood