I hear the words abuse thrown around on here so much I wondered what YOUR definition of it is.
a·buse (-byz) KEY
a·bused , a·bus·ing , a·bus·es
To use wrongly or improperly; misuse: abuse alcohol; abuse a privilege.
To hurt or injure by maltreatment; ill-use.
To force sexual activity on; rape or molest.
To assail with contemptuous, coarse, or insulting words; revile.
Obsolete To deceive or trick.
Improper use or handling; misuse: abuse of authority; drug abuse.
Physical maltreatment: spousal abuse.
An unjust or wrongful practice: a government that commits abuses against its citizens.
Insulting or coarse language: verbal abuse.
Asked by Anonymous at 2:17 PM on Feb. 5, 2009 in Just for Fun
Answer by mistynights234 at 2:22 PM on Feb. 5, 2009
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