What does misplace mean?

Definitions for misplacemɪsˈpleɪs

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misplace, mislay, lose(verb)

    place (something) where one cannot find it again

    "I misplaced my eyeglasses"

  2. misplace(verb)

    place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position

    "misplaced modifiers"


  1. Misplace(v. t.)

    To place in a location that one does not recall; to mislay; to lose.


  1. misplace(Verb)

    To put something somewhere and then forget its location; to mislay

  2. misplace(Verb)

    To apply one's talents inappropriately.

  3. misplace(Verb)

    To put something in the wrong location.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misplace(verb)

    to put in a wrong place; to set or place on an improper or unworthy object; as, he misplaced his confidence

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Misplace

    mis-plās′, v.t. to put in a wrong place: to set on an improper object.—n. Misplace′ment.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misplace in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misplace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Images & Illustrations of misplace

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