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Meaning of MISREAD

Pronunciation:  mis'reed

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  interpret wrongly; "I misread Hamlet all my life!"
  2. [v]  read or interpret wrongly; "He misread the data"

MISREAD is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: misinterpret
 See Also: read, scan, take



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mis*read"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Misread}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Misreading}.]
To read amiss; to misunderstand in reading.

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