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mal·treat

 (măl-trēt′)
tr.v. mal·treat·ed, mal·treat·ing, mal·treats
To treat in a rough or cruel way; abuse. See Synonyms at abuse.

mal·treat′ment n.

maltreat

(mælˈtriːt)
vb
(tr) to treat badly, cruelly, or inconsiderately
[C18: from French maltraiter]
malˈtreater n
malˈtreatment n

mal•treat

(mælˈtrit)

v.t.
to treat or handle badly or roughly; abuse.
[1700–10; earlier maltrait < French maltraiter. See mal-, treat]
mal•treat′er, n.
mal•treat′ment, n.

maltreat


Past participle: maltreated
Gerund: maltreating

Imperative
maltreat
maltreat
Present
I maltreat
you maltreat
he/she/it maltreats
we maltreat
you maltreat
they maltreat
Preterite
I maltreated
you maltreated
he/she/it maltreated
we maltreated
you maltreated
they maltreated
Present Continuous
I am maltreating
you are maltreating
he/she/it is maltreating
we are maltreating
you are maltreating
they are maltreating
Present Perfect
I have maltreated
you have maltreated
he/she/it has maltreated
we have maltreated
you have maltreated
they have maltreated
Past Continuous
I was maltreating
you were maltreating
he/she/it was maltreating
we were maltreating
you were maltreating
they were maltreating
Past Perfect
I had maltreated
you had maltreated
he/she/it had maltreated
we had maltreated
you had maltreated
they had maltreated
Future
I will maltreat
you will maltreat
he/she/it will maltreat
we will maltreat
you will maltreat
they will maltreat
Future Perfect
I will have maltreated
you will have maltreated
he/she/it will have maltreated
we will have maltreated
you will have maltreated
they will have maltreated
Future Continuous
I will be maltreating
you will be maltreating
he/she/it will be maltreating
we will be maltreating
you will be maltreating
they will be maltreating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been maltreating
you have been maltreating
he/she/it has been maltreating
we have been maltreating
you have been maltreating
they have been maltreating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been maltreating
you will have been maltreating
he/she/it will have been maltreating
we will have been maltreating
you will have been maltreating
they will have been maltreating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been maltreating
you had been maltreating
he/she/it had been maltreating
we had been maltreating
you had been maltreating
they had been maltreating
Conditional
I would maltreat
you would maltreat
he/she/it would maltreat
we would maltreat
you would maltreat
they would maltreat
Past Conditional
I would have maltreated
you would have maltreated
he/she/it would have maltreated
we would have maltreated
you would have maltreated
they would have maltreated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.maltreat - treat badlymaltreat - treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
kick around - treat badly; abuse; "They won't have me to kick around any more!"

maltreat

verb abuse, damage, hurt, injure, harm, bully, mistreat, ill-treat, handle roughly He was not maltreated during his detention.

maltreat

verb
To hurt or injure by maltreatment:
Translations

maltreat

[mælˈtriːt] VTmaltratar, tratar mal

maltreat

[ˌmælˈtriːt] vt [+ prisoner, woman, child] → maltraiter

maltreat

vtschlecht behandeln; (using violence) → misshandeln

maltreat

[ˌmælˈtriːt] vtmaltrattare
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Therefore, neighbours regularly requested the magistrates to expel maltreaters from their neighbourhood.