5 Letters
2 Consonants
3 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use abuse as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Abuse
A 2 syllables noun and 5 letters with the letters a, b, e, s, and u, 2 consonants, 3 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letter u. Abuse starts with and ends with a vowel with the starting letters a, ab, abu, abus, and the ending characters are e, se, use, buse, ..
Cruel or inhumane treatment
Middle English
School Grade
Abuse is set as a grade six word that starts with a, ends with e, 2 syllables, 3 vowels and 5 letters.
Is abuse a scrabble word? A 7 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Abuse in Pig Latin is said as "abuseay or abuseway".
a | b | u | s | e
ab | bu | us | se
abu | bus | use
abus | buse
Word Gram
Noun Examples
cruel or inhumane treatment
improper or excessive use
a rude expression intended to offend or hurt;
"when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse";
"they yelled insults at the visiting team"
Verb Examples
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"
use foul or abusive language towards;
"The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket";
"The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
treat badly;
"This boss abuses his workers";
"She is always stepping on others to get ahead"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Abuse"

There are 521 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to abuse.

Abstracta concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
"he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"
Abusecruel or inhumane treatment
Abuse Of Office
Actus Reus
Addiction(Roman law) a formal award by a court sentence of a thing or person to another (as of a debtor to his creditor)
a surrender to a master
"under Roman law addiction was the justification for slavery"
Adulteratecorrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance
often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
"adulterate liquor"
Afflictcause bodily suffering to
Affronta deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of an affront
"turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"
Aggrievebreak the heart of
cause to feel sorrow
Ailaromatic bulb used as seasoning

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There are 1 anagrams from abuse.

Anagram Definition
Abusecruel or inhumane treatment

View English words with the unique letters used in abuse. Words With The Letters Abesu


Abuse derives from 6 words.

Word Definition
Abusecruel or inhumane treatment
Ill Treat
Ill Use
Maltreattreat badly
"This boss abuses his workers"
"She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
Mistreattreat badly
"This boss abuses his workers"
"She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
Stepany maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
"the situation called for strong measures"
"the police took steps to reduce crime"


Abuse has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Mistreatmentthe practice of treating (someone or something) badly
"he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother"


There are 4 hyponyms for abuse

Word Definition
Child Abuse
Child Neglect
Crueltya cruel act;
a deliberate infliction of pain and suffering
Inhuman Treatment

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word abuse.

Is abuse a scrabble word or can you use abuse in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 21785 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 19650 games. This 5 letter 7 point scrabble word can be rearranged 120 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, b, e, s, and u? There's 2 with 7 letters or less with the letters a, b, e, s, and u. Here is a list of 2 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Abuse (5 letters) 7 9 abuse
Subbase (7 letters) 11 +4 14 +5 abbessu


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