Word:

Misapply

Mis`ap`ply´
v. t.1.To apply wrongly; to use for a wrong purpose; as, to misapply a name or title; to misapply public money.
[imp. & p. p. Misapplied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Misapplying.]
Verb1.misapply - 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"
Synonyms: misuse
abuse, argue insincerely, befoul, contort, convert, debase, defalcate, defile, desecrate, distort, divert, do amiss, embezzle, foul, garble, get one wrong, get wrong, gloss, maladminister, misapprehend, misappropriate, miscall, miscite, misconceive, misconduct, misconstrue, miscount, misdeal, misdeem, misdirect, misemploy, misexplain, misexplicate, misexpound, misfield, mishandle, misinterpret, misjudge, mismanage, misplay, misprint, misquote, misread, misrender, misreport, misspell, mistake, mistranslate, misunderstand, misuse, paralogize, peculate, pervert, pilfer, pollute, profane, prostitute, rationalize, reason ill, squeeze, strain the sense, torture, twist the words, violate, wrench
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