misapply

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To apply incorrectly; to misuse
{v} to apply to wrong or bad purposes
{f} misuse, apply incorrectly, use for the wrong purposes
If something is misapplied, it is used for a purpose for which it is not intended or not suitable. Many lines from Shakespeare's plays are misquoted and misapplied The law had been misapplied. = misused. to use something incorrectly or for a wrong purpose
To apply wrongly; to use for a wrong purpose; as, to misapply a name or title; to misapply public money
apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly; "The words are misapplied in this context"; "You are misapplying the name of this religious group"
misapplication
{n} an applying to wrong purposes
misapplication
The misuse of something, incorrectly using (applying) something, a wrong application
misapplication
A wrong application
misapplication
{i} improper application, misuse
misapplication
If you talk about the misapplication of something, you mean it is used for a purpose it was not intended for. He's charged with conspiracy, misapplication of funds and other crimes. a common misapplication of the law. = misuse
misapplication
the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
misapplication
wrong use or application
misapplied
past of misapply
misapplied
{s} poorly applied, incorrectly placed
misapplies
third-person singular of misapply
misapplying
present participle of misapply
misapply

    Silbentrennung

    mis·ap·ply

    Türkische aussprache

    mîsıplay

    Aussprache

    /məsəˈplī/ /mɪsəˈplaɪ/

    Etymologie

    (prefix.) partly from Middle English, from Old English; partly from Middle English mes-, mis-, from Old French mes-, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English mis-; akin to Old English missan to miss.

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