misuse


misuse (http://definr.com/misuse)

     n : improper or excessive use [syn: abuse]
     v 1: apply badly or incorrectly [syn: misapply]
     2: 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"
        [syn: pervert, abuse]