Synonyms of misapply in English:

misapply


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See UK English definition of misapply

See Spanish definition of malversar

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