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Meaning of MISLAY

Pronunciation:  mis'ley

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses"

MISLAY is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: lose, misplace
 See Also: lay, place, pose, position, put, set



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mis*lay"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mislaid}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Mislaying}.]
1. To lay in a wrong place; to ascribe to a wrong source.

         The fault is generally mislaid upon nature. --Locke.

2. To lay in a place not recollected; to lose.

         The . . . charter, indeed, was unfortunately
         mislaid: and the prayer of their petition was to
         obtain one of like import in its stead. --Hallam.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: be bereaved of, default, drop, forfeit, go astray from, incur loss, kiss good-bye, let slip, lose, lose out, mislocate, misplace, misput, miss, sacrifice, suffer loss, undergo privation, wander from