Translation of "abuse" - English-Korean dictionary

abuse

noun uk /əˈbjuːs/ us /əˈbjus/

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

오용
drug abuse
alcohol abuse
the abuse of power

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

학대
child abuse

[ no plural ] rude words said to someone

The crowds were shouting abuse at him.

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

남용
human rights abuses
verb uk /əˈbjuːz/ us /əˈbjuz/ present participle abusing, past tense and past participle abused

to be cruel and violent with someone

학대하다
Some of the women were abused by their husbands.

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

남용하다
He abused drugs for many years.

to say rude words to someone

욕하다
The crowd started abusing him.

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