Synonyms of misapply in English:

misapply


See definition of misapply

verb

1‘the idea of permissiveness has been overstated, exaggerated, or misapplied’

SYNONYMS
misuse, make bad use of, mishandle, misemploy, misappropriate, abuse, exploit, pervert, prostitute
distort, garble, warp, misinterpret, misconstrue, misrepresent
squander, waste, dissipate