Word: abuse

Category: abuse

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Synonyms: abuse

companion, friend, colleague, associate, partner, coworker, workmate, pal, crony, mate, chum, buddy, dawg, peeps, familiar, fellow, brother

Translations: abuse

spanish
insultar, abuso, abusar, injuriar, maltratar


german
schmähung, beschimpfen

french
assassiner, maltraiter, injurier, exploiter, abusent, ...

italian
insultare, insulto, maltrattare, abusare, abuso

portuguese
abuso, insultar, injuriar, abusar

dutch
misbruiken, misbruik, gescheld, mishandelen, beledigen, ...

russian
поругание, поношение, поносить, злоупотребление, бранить, ...

norwegian
misbruk, misbruke

swedish
missbruk, ovett, smäda, smädelse

finnish
herjata, haukkua, solvaus, parjata

danish
fornærme, fornærmelse, skælde

czech
zneužít, týrat, zneužívat, zneužívání, nadávka, ...

polish
zniewaga, nadużywać, obrażać, znieważać, znęcać, ...

hungarian
visszaélés, ócsárlás, mocskolódás, gyalázkodás

greek
κατάχρηση, καταχρώμαι, λοιδορία, βρίζω

ukrainian
зловживання, зловживати, надуживати

bulgarian
злоупотребление

estonian
solvama, solvang, kuritarvitus

croatian
izdašan, obilan, bogat

icelandic
húðskamma, skamma

latin
abusio

slovak
nadávky, zneužití

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The meaning and "use of": abuse

noun
  • the improper use of something.
  • cruel and violent treatment of a person or animal.
  • insulting and offensive language.

verb
  • use (something) to bad effect or for a bad purpose; misuse.
  • treat (a person or an animal) with cruelty or violence, especially regularly or repeatedly.
  • speak in an insulting and offensive way to or about (someone).

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