What does misread mean?

Definitions for misread
mɪsˈrid; -ˈrɛdmis·read

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misreadverb

    read or interpret wrongly

    "He misread the data"

  2. misread, misinterpretverb

    interpret wrongly

    "I misread Hamlet all my life!"


  1. misreadverb

    To read wrongly, normally by accident.


  1. misread

    Riot on an Empty Street is the second album from Norwegian duo Kings of Convenience. It features two song collaborations with Canadian musician Feist. It peaked at #2 in Norway, #3 in Italy (staying in the chart for a year) and #49 in the UK.


  1. misread

    Misread typically refers to interpreting or reading something inaccurately or incorrectly. It's often used to describe mishandling written information or misinterpreting someone’s intentions, words, or actions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misread

    of Misread

  2. Misreadverb

    to read amiss; to misunderstand in reading

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Misread

    mis-rēd′, v.t. to read wrongly: to misinterpret.—n. Misread′ing, an erroneous reading.

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Anagrams for misread »

  1. sidearm

  2. admires

  3. damsire

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misread in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misread in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of misread in a Sentence

  1. Fox News:

    Bragg has misread the room, there isn’t a Manhattan juror who would vote to convict a hardworking man who acted in self-defense.

  2. Lissa Muscatine:

    We were fairly confident that the speech was good, even though we had to walk a diplomatic minefield, but for an eternity, there was absolutely no response from the audience, they looked like statues and we got really panicked, and we thought 'My God, what if we misread this?'.

  3. Indonesia England Lee Westwood:

    It was a tough putt coming into the hill over on 18, i misread it slightly and hit it to about 5 feet and missed it. But fortunately in the playoff, I hit it to the exact same spot. I knew the line and it was a nice straight putt for the win.

  4. Mmusi Maimane:

    The most historic thing about this election is people rejected the racial divisions and said its possible for black and white South Africans to work together, in 1994, the choice was between freedom or apartheid. The ANC has always sought since then to make the choice about black or white. The ANC misread South Africa.

  5. Jedd Fisch:

    There was a misread in coverage, the backside safety rolled over the top and went post-high.

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  • meelhaihManx
  • неправильно прочитатьRussian

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