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Meaning of MISUNDERSTAND

Pronunciation:  `misundur'stand

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  interpret in the wrong way; "Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"
 

MISUNDERSTAND is a 13 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: be amiss, misapprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret
 
 See Also: construe, interpret, see

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mis*un`der*stand"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Misunderstood}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misunderstanding}.]
To misconceive; to mistake; to miscomprehend; to take in a
wrong sense.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: contort, distort, garble, get one wrong, get wrong, gloss, make a miscue, make a mistake, misapply, misapprehend, miscalculate, miscite, misconceive, misconstrue, miscue, misdeem, misexplain, misexplicate, misexpound, misidentify, misinterpret, misjudge, misquote, misread, misrender, mistake, mistranslate, pervert, squeeze, strain the sense, torture, twist the words, wrench
 

 

 

 

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