Definition of Misapplying

1. Verb. (present participle of misapply) ¹



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Definition of Misapplying

1. misapply [v] - See also: misapply

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misapplying

misannotations
misanthrope
misanthropes
misanthropic
misanthropical
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misanthropist
misanthropists
misanthropy
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misapplications
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misapply
misapplying (current term)
misappraisal
misappraisals
misappreciated
misappreciation
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misapprehensively
misappropriate

Literary usage of Misapplying

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1. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"... [the parliament,] (still misapplying the word parliament to the vote of both houses,) concerning which they resolve to give satisfaction to the kingdom, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Corporate Bonds and Mortgages: Being the 3d Edition by Leonard Augustus Jones (1907)
"A railroad company may be enjoined from misapplying its income as against an income mortgage. If, upon an application for such injunction, ..."

3. Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 by Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court (1919)
"Stats., § 5209, for punishment of national bank officer willfully misapplying assets, charging willful conversion by means unknown to jury. ..."

4. Military Law: Its Procedure and Practice by Sisson Cooper Pratt (1887)
"EMBEZZLEMENT—Fraudulently misapplying — Stealing. 183. DISGRACEFUL CONDUCT—Theft—From Soldier—From Civilian. 184. DRUNKENNESS—On Duty — Not on Duty. 185. ..."

5. Introductory Lessons on Morals, and Christian Evidences by Richard Whately (1856)
"misapplying of Scripture. The Apostle Paul, for instance, before his conversion, " verily thought that he ought to do many things " against Christianity. ..."

6. Slavery, Or Involuntary Servitude: Does it Legally Exist in the State of New (1864)
"It is not a change of the laws which is thus brought about, but a change of the rights of parties, by perverting or misapplying the laws to correspond with ..."

7. A Treatise on the Law of Consolidation of Railroad Companies: Being an by Elliott Anthony, Julius Wadsworth (1865)
"Any individual share-holder can enjoin a corporation of which he is a member from misapplying its funds or from exceeding its powers. ..."

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