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abusar [a.bu.sar.] : abuse (v.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: abusar: abuse ]
Synonyms: abuso

Derivatives of abusar

n. (act)1. abuse, ill-treatment, ill-usage, maltreatmentcruel or inhumane treatment.; "the child showed signs of physical abuse"
~ mistreatmentthe practice of treating (someone or something) badly.; "he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother"
~ child abusethe physical or emotional or sexual mistreatment of children.
~ child neglectfailure of caretakers to provide adequate emotional and physical care for a child.
~ persecutionthe act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion).
~ cruelty, inhuman treatmenta cruel act; a deliberate infliction of pain and suffering.
n. (communication)2. abuse, contumely, insult, revilement, vilificationa rude expression intended to offend or hurt.; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team"
~ discourtesy, disrespectan expression of lack of respect.
~ low blowunscrupulous abuse.
~ billingsgate, scurrilityfoul-mouthed or obscene abuse.
~ stinger, cuta remark capable of wounding mentally.; "the unkindest cut of all"
~ invective, vituperation, vitriolabusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will.
n. (act)3. abuse, misuseimproper or excessive use.; "alcohol abuse"; "the abuse of public funds"
~ usage, use, utilisation, utilization, exercise, employmentthe act of using.; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
~ drug abuse, substance abuse, habitexcessive use of drugs.
v. (social)4. abuse, ill-treat, ill-use, maltreat, mistreat, steptreat badly.; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
~ do by, treat, handleinteract in a certain way.; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
~ kick aroundtreat badly; abuse.; "They won't have me to kick around any more!"
v. (change)5. abuse, misuse, pervertchange the inherent purpose or function of something.; "Don't abuse the system"; "The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers"
~ fractureviolate or abuse.; "This writer really fractures the language"
~ expend, useuse up, consume fully.; "The legislature expended its time on school questions"
~ take in vainuse a name, such as God, without proper respect.
v. (communication)6. abuse, blackguard, clapperclaw, shoutuse foul or abusive language towards.; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
~ slangabuse with coarse language.
~ revile, vilify, vituperate, railspread negative information about.; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"
~ lash out, attack, assail, assault, snipe, roundattack in speech or writing.; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
~ curseheap obscenities upon.; "The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger"
v. (change)7. abuseuse wrongly or improperly or excessively.; "Her husband often abuses alcohol"; "while she was pregnant, she abused drugs"
~ expend, useuse up, consume fully.; "The legislature expended its time on school questions"