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mis·treat

 (mĭs-trēt′)
tr.v. mis·treat·ed, mis·treat·ing, mis·treats
To treat roughly or wrongly. See Synonyms at abuse.

mis·treat′ment n.
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mistreat

(ˌmɪsˈtriːt)
vb
(tr) to treat badly
ˌmisˈtreatment n
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mis•treat

(mɪsˈtrit)

v.t.
to treat badly or abusively.
[1425–75]
mis•treat′ment, n.
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mistreat


Past participle: mistreated
Gerund: mistreating

Imperative
mistreat
mistreat
Present
I mistreat
you mistreat
he/she/it mistreats
we mistreat
you mistreat
they mistreat
Preterite
I mistreated
you mistreated
he/she/it mistreated
we mistreated
you mistreated
they mistreated
Present Continuous
I am mistreating
you are mistreating
he/she/it is mistreating
we are mistreating
you are mistreating
they are mistreating
Present Perfect
I have mistreated
you have mistreated
he/she/it has mistreated
we have mistreated
you have mistreated
they have mistreated
Past Continuous
I was mistreating
you were mistreating
he/she/it was mistreating
we were mistreating
you were mistreating
they were mistreating
Past Perfect
I had mistreated
you had mistreated
he/she/it had mistreated
we had mistreated
you had mistreated
they had mistreated
Future
I will mistreat
you will mistreat
he/she/it will mistreat
we will mistreat
you will mistreat
they will mistreat
Future Perfect
I will have mistreated
you will have mistreated
he/she/it will have mistreated
we will have mistreated
you will have mistreated
they will have mistreated
Future Continuous
I will be mistreating
you will be mistreating
he/she/it will be mistreating
we will be mistreating
you will be mistreating
they will be mistreating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mistreating
you have been mistreating
he/she/it has been mistreating
we have been mistreating
you have been mistreating
they have been mistreating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mistreating
you will have been mistreating
he/she/it will have been mistreating
we will have been mistreating
you will have been mistreating
they will have been mistreating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mistreating
you had been mistreating
he/she/it had been mistreating
we had been mistreating
you had been mistreating
they had been mistreating
Conditional
I would mistreat
you would mistreat
he/she/it would mistreat
we would mistreat
you would mistreat
they would mistreat
Past Conditional
I would have mistreated
you would have mistreated
he/she/it would have mistreated
we would have mistreated
you would have mistreated
they would have mistreated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mistreat - treat badlymistreat - 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!"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

mistreat

verb abuse, injure, harm, molest, misuse, maul, manhandle, wrong, rough up, ill-treat, brutalize, maltreat, ill-use, handle roughly, knock about or around She has been mistreated by men in the past.
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mistreat

verb
To hurt or injure by maltreatment:
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Translations

mistreat

[mɪsˈtriːt] VTmaltratar
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mistreat

[ˌmɪsˈtriːt] vtmaltraiter
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mistreat

vtschlecht behandeln; (violently) → misshandeln
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mistreat

[ˌmɪsˈtriːt] vtmaltrattare, trattare male
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mistreat

vt maltratar
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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