abuse, degradation, erroneous use, ill treatment, ill usage, ill use, improper usage, improper use, incorrect usage, incorrect use, maladministration, malpractice, maltreatment, misapplication, misappropriation, misemployment, mishandling, mismanagement, mistreatment, misusage, perversion, solecism, usus, violation, wrong use
associated concepts: misuse of a product, misuse of an easement, misuse of funds, misuse of powers, misuse of property, patent misuse
- Expedlt reipublicae ne sua re quls male utatur. — It is for the interest of the state that no one should make ill use of his property.II index abuse (corrupt practice), conversion (misappropriation), convert (misappropriate), dissipate (expend foolishly), embezzle, endanger, exploit (take advantage of), exploitation, harass, harm, harrow, ill use, manipulate (control unfairly), misapplication, misappropriation, misemploy, mishandle (maltreat), mishandle (mismanage), mismanage, mistreat, misusage, molest (annoy), persecute, perversion, pervert, purloin, taint (corrupt), violation, waste
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To use something in an improper or incorrect way; to use a product in a way not intended or reasonably foreseen by its manufacturer.n.misuse
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.