Definition of Misapplication

1. Noun. Wrong use or application.

Generic synonyms: Application, Practical Application
Derivative terms: Misapply



2. Noun. The fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else.
Exact synonyms: Defalcation, Embezzlement, Misappropriation, Peculation
Specialized synonyms: Raid, Plunderage
Generic synonyms: Larceny, Stealing, Theft, Thievery, Thieving
Derivative terms: Defalcate, Embezzle, Misappropriate, Peculate

Definition of Misapplication

1. n. A wrong application.

Definition of Misapplication

1. Noun. The misuse of something, incorrectly using (applying) something, a wrong application. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misapplication

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Misapplication

misandronists
misandrous
misandry
misangas
misannotation
misannotations
misanthrope
misanthropes
misanthropic
misanthropical
misanthropically
misanthropies
misanthropist
misanthropists
misanthropy
misapplication (current term)
misapplications
misapplied
misapplies
misapply
misapplying
misappraisal
misappraisals
misappreciated
misappreciation
misappreciations
misapprehend
misapprehended
misapprehending
misapprehends

Literary usage of Misapplication

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Guaranty Insurance and Compensated Suretyship: Including by Thomas Gold Frost (1909)
"misapplication is a broader term than embezzlement and includes any act which ... The phrase "wilful misapplication" has been denned by the United States ..."

2. A Treatise on Federal Criminal Law Procedure by William Hawley Atwell (1916)
"misapplication and Other Cases. 375b. False Entries, Mistakenly Made. 376. ... misapplication. 377a. Cases of misapplication and Indictment. 377b. ..."

3. The Modern Law of Partnership: Including a Full Consideration of Joint ...by Scott Rowley by Scott Rowley (1916)
"misapplication of trust funds.—The subject of the liability of the partnership to third parties for trust funds, held for such third parties by one of the ..."

4. The Law of Banks and Banking: Including Acceptance, Demand and Notice of by John Maxcy Zane (1900)
"Embezzlement and misapplication of funds.— The statute directed against the embezzlement, abstraction or wilful misapplication of the funds of a national ..."

5. A General Digest of the Law of Corporations: Presenting the American by Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Austin Abbott (1869)
"misapplication of fonds. A stockholder in a corporation has a remedy in chancery againat the directors, to prevent them from doing acts which would amount ..."

6. A Digest of the Law of Partnership: Incorporating the Partnership Act, 1890 by Frederick Pollock (1890)
"misapplication of money or property received for or in custody of tlie firm. Liability for wrongs joint and several. there seems to be no rational ground in ..."

7. On Parliamentary Government in England: Its Origin, Development, and by Alpheus Todd (1867)
"It cannot follow the amount authorised to be advanced under the Treasury warrant, and guard against the future misapplication thereof. ..."

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