misconstrue, misinterpret, misconceive, misunderstand, misapprehend, be amiss(verb)
interpret in the wrong way
"Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"
To understand incorrectly, while thinking to have understood correctly.
to misconceive; to mistake; to miscomprehend; to take in a wrong sense
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mis-un-dėr-stand′, v.t. to take in a wrong sense.—n. Misunderstand′ing, a mistake as to meaning: a slight disagreement.
The numerical value of misunderstand in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of misunderstand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.
I just want to understand how people misunderstand each other!”
Say all you have to say in the fewest possible words, or your reader will be sure to skip them and in the plainest possible words or he will certainly misunderstand them.
Say all you have to say in the fewest possible words, or your reader will be sure to skip them; and in the plainest possible words or he will certainly misunderstand them.
We do not have a Republican Party on Capitol Hill that can get its act together, i do n’t know how you would carry water for this, conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Monday. Not that I want to ; do n’t misunderstand. I ’m just coming up with new ways to explain what a sellout, disaster, betrayal — whatever you want to call this — it is. At a White House leadership press conference Tuesday morning, however, Speaker Paul Ryan and other top Republicans defended the package. Paul Ryan touted the.
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- اساء الفهمArabic
- malentendreCatalan, Valencian
- špatně pochopit, neporozumětCzech
- falsch verstehen, missverstehenGerman
- mal interpretarSpanish
- valesti aru saamaEstonian
- mì-bhreithnichScottish Gaelic
- konprann malHaitian Creole
- սխալ հասկանալArmenian
- fraintendere, equivocareItalian
- არასწორად გაგებაGeorgian
- fallo, fallorLatin
- буруу ойлгохMongolian
- เขว, เข้าใจผิดThai
- yanlış anlamakTurkish
- غلط سمجھناUrdu
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