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misuse

Synonyms for misapply

to use wrongly and improperly

Synonyms for misapply

apply to a wrong thing or person

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In August 2009, Thomas misapplied credit union funds by using an employee and a member to create a $4,000 line of credit to pay off a Community CU credit card.
Your impassioned objection to the word 'ceramics' appearing twice in my text--once in quoting someone else, once in saying Warren comes from outside it--seems to me a well-argued yet misapplied polemic.
The authors write that evidence-based medicine (EBM) is currently being misapplied to evaluate the relationship between nutrients and bioactive food components with human health.
We can only hope the Police Authority, who have been vocal in their opposition to an elected commissioner, will ensure the cuts are applied fairly in relation to both low and well paid employees, and police pension provisions will not be misapplied.
ISLAMABAD, June 16, 2010 (Balochistan Times): A senior counsel on Wednesday contended before the Supreme Court in a review plea that a bench of the apex court had earlier misread and misapplied certain facts and documents while delivering its verdict on NA-25 Tank cum D I Khan election matter.
Summary: Officials are examining cases where police forces across England and Wales misapplied the law to search thousands of people.
That leaves me and those of like mind with two alternatives: doing battle over the meaning and character of conservatism in an effort to show that the term is being misapplied or walking away and accepting defeat by abandoning the word "conservatism" for another to describe our outlook and beliefs.
Another major change in the ITA is that EHP will actively evaluate submissions for research that might provide knowledge, products, or technologies that could be directly misapplied to pose a threat to public health and safety.
With the active system, there is no need to be concerned with exhaust temperature profiles, changing duty cycles, ULSD fuel, stocking extra filters or incur undue downtime swapping filters due to the clogging and cleaning cycle of misapplied passive systems.
As a result, scarce acutecare resources are being misapplied, while patients who need acute care are languishing on trolleys.
Wallace (New Testament Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary) explains the importance of semantics in interpretation, believing that a certain semantic construction has been largely misunderstood and misapplied.
Several interleaves focus on ways that science can go wrong when concepts are misapplied.
It may be that men excessively stretch an unrolled condom to place it on their penis, and that unrolled condoms are often misapplied and prone to friction and breakage.
The use of damaged or misapplied hose assemblies and couplings does occur and, to the untrained eye these hazards may continue to exist until an accident happens threatening not only plant machinery but also the well being of personnel.
Human thoughts are built around core ideas: Pinker examines how these ideas develop from childhood on, how they are applied to the world, and what happens when they are misapplied.