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Pronunciation:  `misrepri'zent

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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
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