What does misstate mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misstateverb

    state something incorrectly

    "You misstated my position"


  1. misstateverb

    To make a statement that is in error, to say incorrectly, have a slip of the tongue. Implies an unintentional error in speaking rather than an intentional lie.


  1. misstate

    To misstate means to express or report inaccurately, falsely or incorrectly. It may happen as a result of misunderstanding, mistake or even intentional distortion or deception.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misstateverb

    to state wrongly; as, to misstate a question in debate

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Misstate

    mis-stāt′, v.t. to state wrongly or falsely.—n. Misstate′ment.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misstate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misstate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of misstate in a Sentence

  1. Mayor Don McLaughlin:

    Col. McCraw has continued to -- whether you want to call it -- lie, leak, mislead or misstate information in order to distance his own troopers and Rangers from the response. Every briefing he leaves out the number of his own officers and Rangers that were on-scene that day.

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