HyperDic: ill-use

English > 1 sense of the word ill-use:
VERBsocialill-use, mistreat, maltreat, abuse, step, ill-treattreat badly
English > ill-use: 1 sense > verb 1, social
Meaningtreat badly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to ill-use the prisoners
Synonymsmistreat, maltreat, abuse, step, ill-treat
Narrowerkick aroundtreat badly
Broadertreat, handle, do byinteract in a certain way
Spanishabusar, malparar, maltratar
Catalanabusar, maltractar, maltratar
Nounsill-usagecruel or inhumane treatment

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