Translation of "abuse" - English-Japanese dictionary

abuse

noun uk /əˈbjuːs/ us /əˈbjus/

[ no plural ] the act of using something for the wrong purpose in a way that is bad

悪用, 乱用
drug abuse
alcohol abuse
the abuse of power

[ no plural ] the act of being violent or cruel to another person

虐待
child abuse

[ no plural ] rude words said to someone

ののしり, 暴言, 罵詈雑言
The crowds were shouting abuse at him.

an occasion when the law or someone’s rights are not respected

(法律や権利の)侵害
human rights abuses
verb uk /əˈbjuːz/ us /əˈbjuz/ present participle abusing, past tense and past participle abused

to be cruel and violent with someone

~を虐待する
Some of the women were abused by their husbands.

to use something for the wrong purpose in a way that is bad

~を悪用する, 乱用する
He abused drugs for many years.

to say rude words to someone

~をののしる, ~に罵詈雑言をあびせる
The crowd started abusing him.

(Translation of “abuse” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)