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According to WordNet, the verb "abuse" has 4 sense(s).

200845299 use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher".

200203556 use wrongly or improperly or excessively; "Her husband often abuses alcohol"; "while she was pregnant, she abused drugs".

202516594 treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead".

200203213 change the inherent purpose or function of something; "Don't abuse the system"; "The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers".


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