HyperDic: abused

English > 2 senses of the word abused:
ADJECTIVEallabusedused improperly or excessively especially drugs
allabused, ill-treated, maltreated, mistreatedsubjected to cruel treatment
abused > pronunciation
Rhymesaccused ... used: 12 rhymes with uwzd...
English > abused: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUsed improperly or excessively especially drugs.
Example"an abused substance"
BroadermisusedUsed incorrectly or carelessly or for an improper purpose
English > abused: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningSubjected to cruel treatment.
Example"an abused wife"
Synonymsill-treated, maltreated, mistreated
NarrowerbatteredExhibiting symptoms resulting from repeated physical and emotional injury
Oppositeunabusednot physically abused
Spanishabusado, maltratado

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