What does misunderstand mean?

Definitions for misunderstandˌmɪs ʌn dərˈstænd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word misunderstand.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misconstrue, misinterpret, misconceive, misunderstand, misapprehend, be amiss(verb)

    interpret in the wrong way

    "Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"

Wiktionary

  1. misunderstand(Verb)

    To understand incorrectly, while thinking to have understood correctly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misunderstand(verb)

    to misconceive; to mistake; to miscomprehend; to take in a wrong sense

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Misunderstand

    mis-un-dėr-stand′, v.t. to take in a wrong sense.—n. Misunderstand′ing, a mistake as to meaning: a slight disagreement.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misunderstand in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misunderstand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anatole France:

    It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.

  2. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    I just want to understand how people misunderstand each other!”

  3. John Ruskin:

    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.

  4. John Ruskin:

    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.

  5. Fox News:

    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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