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Definitions for misinterpret
ˌmɪs ɪnˈtɜr prɪtmis·in·ter·pret

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misinterpretverb

    interpret falsely

  2. misread, misinterpretverb

    interpret wrongly

    "I misread Hamlet all my life!"

  3. misconstrue, misinterpret, misconceive, misunderstand, misapprehend, be amissverb

    interpret in the wrong way

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

Wiktionary

  1. misinterpretverb

    To make an incorrect interpretation; to misunderstand.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misinterpretverb

    to interpret erroneously; to understand or to explain in a wrong sense

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Misinterpret

    mis-in-tėr′pret, v.t. to interpret wrongly: to explain wrongly.—ns. Misinterpretā′tion; Misinter′preter.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misinterpret in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misinterpret in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of misinterpret in a Sentence

  1. Andrea Ghez:

    We're learning how gravity works. It's one of four fundamental forces and the one we have tested the least, there are many regions where we just haven't asked, how does gravity work here ? It's easy to be overconfident and there are many ways to misinterpret the data, many ways that small errors can accumulate into significant mistakes, which is why we did not rush our analysis.

  2. Michael Harris:

    Let me say it again so the news and these clowns don't misinterpret what I say, the community don't get no peace because his family don't have peace.

  3. James Steinberg:

    My personal view is that none of the sides want an [ armed ] confrontation, but everyone is afraid that if any side shows weakness or a lack of resolve, then the other side will misinterpret it, it's a security spiral, and there is no stability in a situation like this.

  4. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    ***LISTEN! OVER THE YEARS I HAVE SEEN SO MANY FOLKS TRYING TO INTERPRET(BUT THEY ARROGANTLY MISINTERPRET), OUR REGGAE LYRICS, SLANGS AND REASONINGS. THIS IS SOMETHING YOU HAVE TO LIVE IT, TO KNOW IT. YOU WILL NOT LEARN THIS BY CONSPIRACY OR OSMOSIS.SO, DO NOT SPREAD FALSE RUMORS ABOUT US. SEEK THE WISDOM OF OUR PEOPLE. I, RAS CARDO SAY-WAKE UP AND LIVE!

  5. Peng Jin:

    It's definitely an interesting observation, but... I don't want the general audience to misinterpret whatever they are presenting.

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