HyperDic: overuse

English > 2 senses of the word overuse:
NOUNactoveruse, overexploitation, overutilization, overutilisationexploitation to the point of diminishing returns
VERBconsumptionoveruse, overdrivemake use of too often or too extensively
overuse > pronunciation
Soundsow.veryuw'z
Rhymesabuse ... values: 47 rhymes with uwz...
English > overuse: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningexploitation to the point of diminishing returns.
Synonymsoverexploitation, overutilization, overutilisation
Broaderexploitation, developmentThe act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
Spanishsobreexplotación, sobreutilización, sobrexplotación
Catalansobreexplotació
Verbsoverusemake use of too often or too extensively
English > overuse: 2 senses > verb 1, consumption
Meaningmake use of too often or too extensively.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymoverdrive
Broaderuse, utilize, utilise, apply, employput into service
Spanishusar
Nounsoveruseexploitation to the point of diminishing returns

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