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We found 34 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word misuse:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. misuse: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. misuse: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. misuse: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. misuse: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. misuse: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. misuse, misuse: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Misuse, misuse: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. misuse: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. misuse: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. misuse: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. misuse: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. misuse: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Misuse, misuse: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. misuse (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. misuse: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. misuse: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Misuse (band), Misuse: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Misuse: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. misuse: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. misuse: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Misuse: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. misuse: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. misuse: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. misuse: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. misuse: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. misuse: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. misuse: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. misuse: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. misuse: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. misuse: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. misuse: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Misuse: Sports Definitions [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (misuse)

noun:  improper or excessive use
verb:  apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
verb:  change the inherent purpose or function of something ("The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers")

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