1. [syn: mismanage, mishandle, misconduct]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mismanage \Mis*man"age\, v. t. & i.
To manage ill or improperly; as, to mismanage public affairs.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: manage badly or incompetently; "The funds were mismanaged"
[syn: mismanage, mishandle, misconduct]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
42 Moby Thesaurus words for "mismanage":
abuse, be negligent, befoul, convert, debase, defalcate, defile,
desecrate, divert, do amiss, embezzle, foul, maladminister,
misadminister, misapply, misappropriate, miscall, miscite,
misconduct, miscount, misdeal, misdirect, misemploy, misfield,
misgovern, misguide, mishandle, misplay, misprint, misquote,
misread, misreport, misrule, misspell, misuse, peculate, pervert,
pilfer, pollute, profane, prostitute, violate