Definitions For Abuse


  • Cruel or inhumane treatment
  • Improper or excessive use
  • A rude expression intended to offend or hurt


  • Change the inherent purpose or function of something
  • Use wrongly or improperly or excessively
  • Use foul or abusive language towards
  • Treat badly

Is Abuse a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Abuse is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Abuse in a Sentence

  • He subjected his wife to physical and emotional abuse.
  • The buying of votes and other election abuses
  • She was subjected to every term of abuse her boss could think of.
  • He was accused of sexually abusing a child.
  • He abused his body with years of heavy drinking.
  • He had abused his first car by not taking care of it.

Synonyms for Abuse

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