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abuse

Denizione di  abuse - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale



Definizione monolingua abuse


abuse


Verb

abuse (third-person singular simple present abuses, present participle abusing, simple past and past participle abused)


  1. (transitive) To put to a wrong use; to misapply; to use improperly; to misuse; to use for a wrong purpose or end; to pervert; as, to abuse ones authority. [from early 15th c.]
    • 1856, James Anthony Froude, History of England from the fall of Wolsey to the defeat of the Spanish Armada, volume 1, published 1870, page 353:
      This principle (if we may so abuse the word) shot rapidly into popularity
  2. (transitive) To injure; to maltreat; to hurt; to treat with cruelty.
  3. (transitive) To attack with coarse language; to insult; to revile.
  4. (transitive) (obsolete) To deceive; to trick; to impose on.
    • 1651-2, Jeremy Taylor, ""Sermon VI, The House of Feasting; or, The Epicures Measures"", in The works of Jeremy Taylor, Volume 1, page 283 (1831), edited by Thomas Smart Hughes
      When Cyrus had espied Astyages and his fellows coming drunk from a banquet loaden with variety of follies and filthiness, their legs failing them, their eyes red and staring, cozened with a moist cloud and abused by a double object}}
Noun

abuse (plural abuses)


  1. Improper treatment or usage; application to a wrong or bad purpose; misuse; perversion. [from 15th c]
    • 1788, Federalist, James Madison, Number 63
      Liberty may be endangered by the abuses of liberty, as well as by the abuses of power.
  2. Physical or verbal maltreatment; injury.
  3. Forcing of undesired sexual activity by one person on another
  4. An unjust, corrupt or wrongful practice or custom; offense; crime; fault.
  5. Coarse, insulting speech; abusive language.
    • 1861, Thomas Babington Macaulay, The history of England: from the accession of James the Second, volume 9, page 153:
      The two parties, after exchanging a good deal of abuse, came to blows.


Definizione italiano>inglese abuse

abusare
  to use improperly
  to hurt
abuso
  physical maltreatment
  improper usage
  a corrupt practice
  Improper treatment or usage; application to a wrong or bad purpose.
insultare
abuso sessuale
  sexual assault
insulto
  Coarse, insulting speech.
violentare
  to rape
violenza
  physical maltreatment
violenza carnale
  sexual assault
offendere
abusare sessualmente
approfittare di
ingiuria
ingiuriare
maltrattamento
maltrattare
sconfiggere
sopruso
uso illecito

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abusare |abuso |insultare |abuso sessuale |insulto |violentare |violenza |violenza carnale |offendere |abusare sessualmente |approfittare di |ingiuria |ingiuriare |maltrattamento |maltrattare |sconfiggere |sopruso |uso illecito |


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