Definitions for misplacement

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word misplacement

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mis•placemɪsˈpleɪs(v.t.)-placed, -plac•ing.

  1. to put in a wrong place.

  2. to put in a place afterward forgotten; lose; mislay.

  3. to place or bestow improperly, unsuitably, or unwisely:

    to misplace one's trust.

Origin of misplace:



Princeton's WordNet

  1. malposition, misplacement(noun)

    faulty position


  1. misplacement(Noun)

    Bad placement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misplacement(noun)

    the act of misplacing, or the state of being misplaced


Find a translation for the misplacement definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these misplacement definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"misplacement." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for misplacement?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for misplacement: