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Meaning of MISINTERPRET

Pronunciation:  `misin'turprit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  interpret in the wrong way; "Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"
  2. [v]  interpret wrongly; "I misread Hamlet all my life!"
  3. [v]  interpret falsely
 

MISINTERPRET is a 12 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: be amiss, misapprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misread, misunderstand
 
 See Also: construe, interpret, interpret, read, see, take

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mis`in*ter"pret\, v. t.
To interpret erroneously; to understand or to explain in a
wrong sense.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bias, bugger up, color, contort, distort, err, garble, get one wrong, get wrong, gloss, judge amiss, make a miscue, make a mistake, misapply, misappreciate, misapprehend, miscalculate, miscite, miscompute, misconceive, misconjecture, misconstrue, miscue, misdeem, misdirect, misesteem, misestimate, misevaluate, misexplain, misexplicate, misexpound, misidentify, misjudge, misquote, misread, misreckon, misrender, misrepresent, mistake, misthink, mistranslate, misunderstand, misuse, misvalue, pervert, screw up, slant, squeeze, strain, strain the sense, torture, twist the words, varnish, wrench
 

 

 

 

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