Handle and Misuse


Handle verb - To deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently.

Misuse is an antonym for handle in topics: touch, manage, carry as merchandise.

Nearby Words: hand, handled, handling, handler, handhold


Misuse verb - To put to a bad or improper use.

Handle is an antonym for misuse.

Nearby Words: misused, misusing

How words are described

similar similar handle similar misuse
complete complete handle complete misuse
heavy heavy handle heavy misuse
massive massive handle massive misuse
Other adjectives: tragic, possible.

Common collocations

power handle power misuse power
people handle people misuse people
time handle time misuse time
technology handle technology misuse technology
Other words: money, magic, sword, powers.
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