overuse


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Related to overuse: overuse injuries, Overuse syndrome

o·ver·use

 (ō′vər-yo͞oz′)
tr.v. o·ver·used, o·ver·us·ing, o·ver·us·es
To use to excess.
n. (ō′vər-yo͞os′)
Excessive use.

overuse


Past participle: overused
Gerund: overusing

Imperative
overuse
overuse
Present
I overuse
you overuse
he/she/it overuses
we overuse
you overuse
they overuse
Preterite
I overused
you overused
he/she/it overused
we overused
you overused
they overused
Present Continuous
I am overusing
you are overusing
he/she/it is overusing
we are overusing
you are overusing
they are overusing
Present Perfect
I have overused
you have overused
he/she/it has overused
we have overused
you have overused
they have overused
Past Continuous
I was overusing
you were overusing
he/she/it was overusing
we were overusing
you were overusing
they were overusing
Past Perfect
I had overused
you had overused
he/she/it had overused
we had overused
you had overused
they had overused
Future
I will overuse
you will overuse
he/she/it will overuse
we will overuse
you will overuse
they will overuse
Future Perfect
I will have overused
you will have overused
he/she/it will have overused
we will have overused
you will have overused
they will have overused
Future Continuous
I will be overusing
you will be overusing
he/she/it will be overusing
we will be overusing
you will be overusing
they will be overusing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overusing
you have been overusing
he/she/it has been overusing
we have been overusing
you have been overusing
they have been overusing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overusing
you will have been overusing
he/she/it will have been overusing
we will have been overusing
you will have been overusing
they will have been overusing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overusing
you had been overusing
he/she/it had been overusing
we had been overusing
you had been overusing
they had been overusing
Conditional
I would overuse
you would overuse
he/she/it would overuse
we would overuse
you would overuse
they would overuse
Past Conditional
I would have overused
you would have overused
he/she/it would have overused
we would have overused
you would have overused
they would have overused
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overuse - exploitation to the point of diminishing returns
exploitation, development - the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful; "the development of Alaskan resources"; "the exploitation of copper deposits"
Verb1.overuse - make use of too often or too extensively
apply, employ, use, utilise, utilize - put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
Translations

overuse

[ˌəʊvəˈjuːz] VTusar demasiado

overuse

[ˌəʊvərˈjuːz]
vt
[+ thing] → abuser de
[+ word, idea] → galvauder
[ˌəʊvərˈjuːs] nsurexploitation f

overuse

[ˌəʊvəˈjuːz] vt (chemicals, medication) → fare uso eccessivo di

overuse

n sobreuso; — injury lesión f por sobreuso
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