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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mistreat, maltreat, abuse, ill-use, step, ill-treat(verb)

    treat badly

    "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"


  1. mistreat(Verb)

    To treat someone, or something roughly or badly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mistreat(verb)

    to treat amiss; to abuse

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mistreat

    mis-trēt′, v.t. to treat ill: to abuse.—n. Mistreat′ment, ill-treatment: abuse.

Anagrams for mistreat »

  1. martites, teratism

How to pronounce mistreat?

  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mistreat in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mistreat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of mistreat in a Sentence

  1. Roger Holm:

    She just always had that courage about her, she never did like seeing people mistreat anybody.

  2. Caroline Heldman:

    Power in colleges has shifted dramatically in recent years to the administrative side, those of us who are tenured need to use our academic freedom because we're the only ones at institutions who have power to speak out when administrations mistreat Know Your.

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