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Meaning of MALTREAT

Pronunciation:  mal'treet

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"
 

MALTREAT is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: abuse, ill-treat, ill-use, mistreat
 
 See Also: do by, handle, kick around, treat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mal*treat"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Maltreated}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Maltreating}.] [Mal- + treat: cf. F. maltraiter.]
To treat ill; to abuse; to treat roughly.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abuse, afflict, aggrieve, batter, befoul, bewitch, blight, bruise, buffet, condemn, corrupt, crucify, curse, damage, defile, deprave, despoil, destroy, disadvantage, disserve, distress, do a mischief, do evil, do ill, do violence to, do wrong, do wrong by, do wrong to, doom, envenom, get into trouble, harass, harm, hex, hurt, ill-treat, ill-use, impair, infect, injure, jinx, knock about, manhandle, maul, menace, mishandle, mistreat, molest, outrage, persecute, play havoc with, play hob with, poison, pollute, prejudice, rough, rough up, savage, scathe, taint, threaten, torment, torture, violate, wound, wreak havoc on, wrong
 

 

 

 

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