abuse


abuse is worth 7 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, abuse
(v. t.) A corrupt practice or custom; offense; crime; fault; as, the abuses in the civil service.
(v. t.) Improper treatment or use; application to a wrong or bad purpose; misuse; as, an abuse of our natural powers; an abuse of civil rights, or of privileges or advantages; an abuse of language.
(v. t.) Physical ill treatment; injury.
(v. t.) To deceive; to impose on.
(v. t.) To dishonor.
(v. t.) To put to a wrong use; to misapply; to misuse; to put to a bad use; to use for a wrong purpose or end; to pervert; as, to abuse inherited gold; to make an excessive use of; as, to abuse one's authority.
(v. t.) To revile; to reproach coarsely; to disparage.
(v. t.) To use ill; to maltreat; to act injuriously to; to punish or to tax excessively; to hurt; as, to abuse prisoners, to abuse one's powers, one's patience.
(v. t.) To violate; to ravish.
(v. t.) Violation; rape; as, abuse of a female child.
(v. t.) Vituperative words; coarse, insulting speech; abusive language; virulent condemnation; reviling.

24 words found in the Scrabble word, abuse


5 letter words

beaus 7

4 letter words

base 6
beau 6
sabe 6
suba 6

3 letter words

abs 5
bas 5
bes 5
bus 5
eau 3
sab 5
sae 3
sau 3
sea 3
sub 5
sue 3
use 3

2 letter words

ab 4
ae 2
as 2
ba 4
be 4
es 2
us 2


Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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