abuse - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate abuse

abuse is hyphenated as a-buse

How to pronounce abuse

abuse is pronounced ə´bjōːz

Number of syllables in abuse

The number of syllables in abuse is 2

What part of speech in abuse?

abuse can be a transitive verb or a noun or a verb participle

How common in the word abuse?

abuse is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does abuse convey?

Has a sentiment score of -3 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'abuse'

animal, boy, can, case, drug, father, girl, hand, like, other, people, power, privilege, suffer, women

Common collocations before 'abuse'

can, case, child, did, even, has, know, only, police, sexual, such, take, victim, well, will

Common collocations of 'abuse'

any, boy, can, case, child, did, even, girl, how, know, like, long, most, never, only, other, over, people, police, power, sexual, such, take, victim, want, way, well, will, women, year

Words with similar spelling to abuse

abase, amuse

Synonyms of 'abuse'

attack, befoul, belittle, betray, blacken, blackguard, calumny, condemn, conversion, corrupt, corruption, criminal assault, crucify, damage, damn, defame, deprecate, depreciate, derogate, desecrate, disparage, distress, diversion, divert, embezzle, execrate, execration, force, foul, harm, hurt, infect, injury, invective, jinx, maladminister, malediction, manhandle, misapply, misappropriate, mishandle, mislead, mismanage, mistreat, misusage, misuse, mud, oppress, outrage, peculate, perversion, pervert, pilfer, pollute, profane, profanity, prostitute, prostitution, rag, rating, ravage, ravish, ravishment, rebuke, reproach, revile, rough, ruin, scurrility, slander, soil, spoil, sully, swear, taint, threaten, tirade, violate, violence, wound, wrong, use, stroke, self-abuse, seduction, seduce, screed, scold, scathe, savage, rate, rape, railing, priapism, prejudice, poison, Philippic, persecute, opprobrium, onslaught, obloquy, objurgate, molestation, molest, misfeasance, misconduct, minimize, milk, menace, maul, masturbation, mar, manipulate, malversation, maltreat, malpractice, malign, malfeasance, libel, lambaste, knock about, jeremiad, jaw, injure, imprecation, impose, impair, ill-use, ill-usage, ill-treat, hex, harass, fault, exploit, epithet, envenom, drain, doom, disserve, dispraise, discount, disadvantage, diatribe, destroy, despoil, deprave, dependence, deflower, defloration, defile, defamation, defalcation, defalcate, decry, deceive, debauch, debase, curse, contumely, censure, catachresis, calumniation, calumniate, buffet, bruise, blight, bleed, blaspheme, billingsgate, bewitch, berate, batter, atrocity, assault, assail, aggrieve, afflict, addiction, vituperation, vituperate, vilify, upbraiding, upbraid, traduce, torture, torment, tongue-lashing, tongue-lash

List of anagrams of abuse

beaus

Common Conjunction Collocations of abuse

and, but, either, nor, or, Nor, So

Lists containing abuse

Synonyms of 'afflict'
Synonyms of 'aggrieve'
Synonyms of 'aspersion'
Synonyms of 'assault'
Synonyms of 'atrocity'
Synonyms of 'attack'
Synonyms of 'batter'
Synonyms of 'befoul'
Synonyms of 'berate'
Synonyms of 'betray'
Synonyms of 'bewitch'
Synonyms of 'blacken'
Synonyms of 'blaspheme'
Synonyms of 'blasphemy'
Synonyms of 'bleed white'
Synonyms of 'bleed'
Synonyms of 'blight'
Synonyms of 'bruise'
Synonyms of 'buffet'
Synonyms of 'calumny'
Synonyms of 'contumely'
Synonyms of 'conversion'
Synonyms of 'corrupt'
Synonyms of 'crucify'
Synonyms of 'damage'
Synonyms of 'damn'
Synonyms of 'debase'
Synonyms of 'debauch'
Synonyms of 'deceive'
Synonyms of 'decry'
Synonyms of 'defalcation'
Synonyms of 'defile'
Words with similar spelling to amuse
Words with similar spelling to abase
Common collocations of 'neglect'
Common collocations before 'neglect'
Common collocations of 'privilege'
Common collocations before 'privilege'
Common collocations of 'sexual'
Common collocations after 'sexual'
Synonyms of 'deflower'
Synonyms of 'deprave'
Synonyms of 'depreciate'
Synonyms of 'dereliction'
Synonyms of 'desecrate'
Synonyms of 'despoil'
Synonyms of 'destroy'
Synonyms of 'diatribe'
Synonyms of 'diminish'
Synonyms of 'disadvantage'
Synonyms of 'discount'
Synonyms of 'dishonor'
Synonyms of 'disparage'
Synonyms of 'distress'
Synonyms of 'diversion'
Synonyms of 'divert'
Synonyms of 'doom'
Synonyms of 'drain'
Synonyms of 'embezzle'
Synonyms of 'envenom'
Synonyms of 'epithet'
Synonyms of 'execrate'
Synonyms of 'execration'
Synonyms of 'exploit'
Synonyms of 'flak'
Synonyms of 'force'
Synonyms of 'foul'
Common Noun Collocations of authority
Common Noun Collocations of assault
Common Noun Collocations of alcohol
Common Noun Collocations of accusations
Common Noun Collocations of accommodation
Common Noun Collocations of adolescent
Common Noun Collocations of alcoholic
Common Noun Collocations of addiction
Common Noun Collocations of arisen
Common Noun Collocations of abandonment
Common Noun Collocations of amnesia
Common Noun Collocations of allegations
Common Adjective Collocations of abusive
Common Noun Collocations of barrage
Common Noun Collocations of battering
Common Adjective Collocations of battered
Common Noun Collocations of child
Common Noun Collocations of childhood
Common Noun Collocations of crept
Common Noun Collocations of complained
Common Noun Collocations of corrected
Common Noun Collocations of creep
Common Noun Collocations of curses
Common Noun Collocations of corruption
Common Noun Collocations of cocaine
Common Verb Collocations of childhood
Common Verb Collocations of cursed
Common Verb Collocations of cheated
Common Verb Collocations of confided
Common Noun Collocations of drug
Common Noun Collocations of drugs
Common Noun Collocations of discretion
Common Noun Collocations of dominant
Common Noun Collocations of dependency
Common Noun Collocations of derision
Common Noun Collocations of dependence
Common Verb Collocations of discretion
Common Verb Collocations of drugged
Common Verb Collocations of deranged
Common Noun Collocations of emotional
Common Noun Collocations of elderly
Common Noun Collocations of elder
Common Noun Collocations of excesses
Common Noun Collocations of exploitation
Common Noun Collocations of epithet
Common Noun Collocations of endangering
Common Verb Collocations of emotionally
Common Noun Collocations of fraud
Common Verb Collocations of fraud
Common Verb Collocations of forgery
Common Noun Collocations of glaring
Common Noun Collocations of gravest
Common Noun Collocations of heap
Common Noun Collocations of hurled
Common Noun Collocations of homicide
Common Noun Collocations of histories
Common Noun Collocations of heaped
Common Noun Collocations of heroin
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Common Noun Collocations of hurl
Common Noun Collocations of harassment
Common Noun Collocations of herding
Common Verb Collocations of horribly
Common Verb Collocations of husbands
Common Verb Collocations of hospitality
Common Verb Collocations of humiliate
Common Verb Collocations of handedly
Common Noun Collocations of insults
Common Noun Collocations of irresponsible
Common Noun Collocations of illicit
Common Noun Collocations of intoxicating
Common Noun Collocations of inseparable
Common Noun Collocations of intimidation
Common Noun Collocations of irritate
Common Noun Collocations of insider
Common Noun Collocations of irregularities
Common Noun Collocations of imperfections
Common Adjective Collocations of insulted
Common Adjective Collocations of illicit
Common Adjective Collocations of incensed
Common Noun Collocations of loathed
Common Noun Collocations of lesbian
Common Noun Collocations of legislatures
Common Noun Collocations of lavished
Common Noun Collocations of libel
Common Noun Collocations of lopped
Common Noun Collocations of liquors
Common Verb Collocations of misunderstood
Common Verb Collocations of mimicked
Common Noun Collocations of nepotism
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Common Noun Collocations of prevent
Common Noun Collocations of preventing
Common Noun Collocations of prosecution
Common Verb Collocations of pawn
Common Noun Collocations of reckon
Common Noun Collocations of ritual
Common Noun Collocations of rape
Common Noun Collocations of remedy
Common Noun Collocations of raving
Common Noun Collocations of ridicule
Common Noun Collocations of suspected
Common Noun Collocations of sexual
Common Noun Collocations of substance
Common Noun Collocations of survivors
Common Noun Collocations of teenage
Common Noun Collocations of trauma
Common Noun Collocations of torrent
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Common Noun Collocations of tirade
Common Verb Collocations of teenager
Common Verb Collocations of tormented
Common Verb Collocations of thoughtless
Common Noun Collocations of uses
Common Noun Collocations of unknowingly
Common Noun Collocations of usurpation
Common Noun Collocations of unthinkingly
Common Noun Collocations of unintentional
Common Noun Collocations of unearth
Common Noun Collocations of unvarying
Common Noun Collocations of usurpers
Common Verb Collocations of unmercifully
Common Verb Collocations of umpires
Common Verb Collocations of upbraided
Common Verb Collocations of tortured
Common Verb Collocations of trust
Common Adjective Collocations of raped
Common Verb Collocations of ridicule
Common Verb Collocations of raped
Common Adjective Collocations of physically
Common Verb Collocations of pets
Common Verb Collocations of privileges
Common Verb Collocations of puffed
Common Verb Collocations of physically
Common Adjective Collocations of overused
Common Adjective Collocations of oftentimes
Common Verb Collocations of overused
Common Verb Collocations of ostler
Common Verb Collocations of outrageously
Common Verb Collocations of overworked
Common Adjective Collocations of neglected
Common Verb Collocations of neglected
Common Noun Collocations of neglect
Common Adjective Collocations of mutilated
Common Verb Collocations of mocked
Common Noun Collocations of monstrous
Common Verb Collocations of lordly
Common Verb Collocations of lends
Common Verb Collocations of idolatry
Common Verb Collocations of impunity
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Common Verb Collocations of insulted
Common Noun Collocations of insult
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Common Verb Collocations of heaped
Common Verb Collocations of heave
Common Noun Collocations of heaping
Common Verb Collocations of grossly
Common Verb Collocations of granting