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Meaning of MISREPRESENT

Pronunciation:  `misrepri'zent

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  represent falsely; "This statement misrepresents my intentions"
  2. [v]  fake or falsify; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
 

MISREPRESENT is a 12 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: belie, cook, fake, falsify, fudge, manipulate, wangle
 
 See Also: affect, cheat, chisel, color, colour, cook up, dissemble, distort, fabricate, falsify, feign, garble, invent, juggle, make up, manufacture, pretend, represent, sentimentalise, sentimentalize, sham, warp

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mis*rep`re*sent"\, v. t.
    To represent incorrectly (almost always, unfacorably); to
    give a false erroneous representation of, either maliciously,
    ignirantly, or carelessly. --Swift.
    
    
  2. \Mis*rep`re*sent"\, v. i.
    To make an incorrect or untrue representation. --Milton.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: belie, bias, burlesque, camouflage, caricature, cloak, color, confuse, counterfeit, disguise, dissemble, distort, dress, dress up, embellish, embroider, equivocate, exaggerate, falsify, feign, fudge, garble, gild, gloss, gloss over, lie, mangle, mask, miscite, miscolor, misconstrue, misdirect, misinterpret, misquote, misrender, misreport, misstate, misteach, misuse, overdraw, overstate, palter, parody, pervert, prevaricate, simulate, slant, strain, titivate, torture, travesty, trick out, twist, understate, varnish, warp, weasel, whitewash, wrench, wrest
 

 

 

 

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