What does abused mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abusedadjective

    used improperly or excessively especially drugs

    "an abused substance"

  2. abused, ill-treated, maltreated, mistreatedadjective

    subjected to cruel treatment

    "an abused wife"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abused

    of Abuse

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abused in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abused in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of abused in a Sentence

  1. Carole Baskin:

    I just feel so angry that people have totally missed the point, and, the point is, these cubs are being abused and exploited and the public is enabling that.

  2. Paul Ryan:

    It's really important that we conduct a proper oversight of the executive branch to make sure that that power is not or has not or will not be abused, that's ultimately the big picture of what's going on here. And so I think it's important that we just let the truth come out on all these things.

  3. Pope Francis:

    I have heard in my heart these stories of suffering of those youth that were sexually abused, and it continues to be on my mind, those who have survived this abuse have become true heralds of mercy. Humbly we owe each of them our gratitude for their great value, as they have had to suffer terrible abuse, sexual abuse of minors.

  4. Church Elder L. Whitney Clayton:

    Any case is alarming to me. It's a tragedy, i'm a father. I have seven children, four boys and three girls. I have 19 grandchildren. The thought of one of them as a child or youth being abused is absolutely horrific to me.

  5. David Newman:

    As alleged in this indictment, four young women who came to the hospital for medical treatment were sexually abused by the very doctor entrusted with their care.

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    a signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out
    • A. interrupt
    • B. carry
    • C. distinguish
    • D. embark

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