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The definition of 'misuse' & the word 'misuse' in example sentences or phrases

Noun
1
improper or excessive use
  1. alcohol abuse
  2. the abuse of public funds
Verb
1
apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
  1. The words are misapplied in this context
  2. You are misapplying the name of this religious group
2
change the inherent purpose or function of something
  1. Don't abuse the system
  2. The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers

Synonyms of the word 'misuse' & Antonyms of the word 'misuse'.

Noun
Synonymsabuse,
Verb
Synonymsmisapply, pervert, abuse,