Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To treat roughly or wrongly. synonym: abuse.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To treat badly; maltreat; abuse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To treat amiss; to abuse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To treat someone, or something roughly or badly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb treat badly

Etymologies

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mis- +‎ treat

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