Definition of ABUSING

verb : ABUSING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) change the inherent purpose or function of something; "Don't abuse the system"; "The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers" ;

  • 4. (

    ) use wrongly or improperly or excessively; "Her husband often abuses alcohol"; "while she was pregnant, she abused drugs" ;

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