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General dictionaries General (14 matching dictionaries)
  1. abusing: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  2. abusing: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  3. abusing: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  4. Abusing, abusing: Wordnik [home, info]
  5. abusing: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  6. Abusing: Wiktionary [home, info]
  7. Abusing, abusing: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  8. abusing: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  9. Abusing: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  10. Abusing: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  11. Abusing: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  12. abusing: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  13. abusing: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  14. abusing: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. abusing: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. abusing: Medical dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (abuse)

noun:  a rude expression intended to offend or hurt ("When a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse")
noun:  improper or excessive use
noun:  cruel or inhumane treatment
verb:  use foul or abusive language towards ("The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket")
verb:  treat badly ("This boss abuses his workers")
verb:  change the inherent purpose or function of something ("Don't abuse the system")

▸ Also see abuse


Phrases that include abusing:   abusing prisoners, abusing the system, child abusing, sexually abusing, verbally abusing

Words similar to abusing:   abuse, more...


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