Definisi 'abuse'

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noun
1 cruel or inhumane treatment Terjemahkan
Example:
the child showed signs of physical abuse
source: wordnet30

2 a rude expression intended to offend or hurt Terjemahkan
Example:
when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
they yelled insults at the visiting team
source: wordnet30

3 improper or excessive use Terjemahkan
Example:
alcohol abuse
the abuse of public funds
source: wordnet30

4 Improper treatment or use; application to a wrong or bad purpose; misuse; as, an abuse of our natural powers; an abuse of civil rights, or of privileges or advantages; an abuse of language. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
5 treat badly Terjemahkan
Example:
This boss abuses his workers
She is always stepping on others to get ahead
source: wordnet30

6 change the inherent purpose or function of something Terjemahkan
Example:
Don't abuse the system
The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers
source: wordnet30

7 use foul or abusive language towards Terjemahkan
Example:
The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket
The angry mother shouted at the teacher
source: wordnet30

8 use wrongly or improperly or excessively Terjemahkan
Example:
Her husband often abuses alcohol
while she was pregnant, she abused drugs
source: wordnet30

9 To put to a wrong use; to misapply; to misuse; to put to a bad use; to use for a wrong purpose or end; to pervert; as, to abuse inherited gold; to make an excessive use of; as, to abuse one's authority. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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