Legal Definition and Related Resources of Misapplication

Meaning of Misapplication

conversion to one’s own use or to use of another of moneys, funds, credits, etc. by a bank officer . See Williamson v U.S., (C.A.Fla.)332 F.2d 123.

Synonyms of Misapplication


  • abuse
  • corrupt use
  • dishonest application
  • dishonest use
  • distortion
  • errancy
  • error
  • extravagance
  • false construction
  • fraudulent application
  • idle expenditure
  • illegal application
  • improper use
  • impropriety
  • incorrect application
  • incorrect usage
  • incorrect use
  • irregularity
  • malapropism
  • malpractice
  • misappropriation
  • misconception
  • misconstruction
  • misemployment
  • misexplanation
  • misexplication
  • mishandling
  • misinterpretation
  • misjudgment
  • mismanagement
  • mistake
  • mistranslation
  • misunderstanding
  • misusage
  • misuse
  • misuse of funds
  • misuse of words
  • perversion
  • poor usage
  • prodigality
  • reckless expenditure
  • squandering
  • useless expenditure
  • usus perversus
  • waste
  • wasteful expenditure
  • wastefulness
  • wrong application
  • wrong interpretation
  • wrong usage
  • wrong use
  • wrongful use
  • Associated Concepts: misapplication of funds

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