misconstrue, misinterpret, misconceive, misunderstand, misapprehend, be amiss(verb)
interpret in the wrong way
"Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"
To understand incorrectly, while thinking to have understood correctly.
to misconceive; to mistake; to miscomprehend; to take in a wrong sense
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mis-un-dėr-stand′, v.t. to take in a wrong sense.—n. Misunderstand′ing, a mistake as to meaning: a slight disagreement.
The numerical value of misunderstand in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of misunderstand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of misunderstand in a Sentence
She seems to misunderstand how free speech operates, and also how freedom of the press operates, ms. Lam's canceling the meeting is not a sign of strength. It's a sign of weakness. It's a sign of fear of the protesters in the streets of Hong Kong.
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.
Why do the people not rebel against them even for all this oppression? How do they manage this? They do it by the Presidency of Religious Affairs (PRA). The do the silencing by PRA. So I call that the religion has become a hostage of these (AKP). They are using the religion as a stick, they hit everybody who raises his head with this stick. Anybody who rebels against poverty, unemployment they hit with religion. Don't misunderstand me, this stick is not the religion sent from Allah, this is the religion of the state and government. It bears no resemblance to Islam. This is why I say when the PRA is abolished religion will be free.
Many people have been confused or hurt or just misunderstand what it was that I was trying to communicate, for those of you who have been hurt, it is my absolute, sincere apology to you.
We do not have a Republican Party on Capitol Hill that can get its act together, i don’t know how you would carry water for this, conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Monday. Not that I want to ; don’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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Translations for misunderstand
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- اساء الفهمArabic
- malentendreCatalan, Valencian
- špatně pochopit, neporozumětCzech
- falsch verstehen, missverstehenGerman
- mal interpretarSpanish
- valesti aru saamaEstonian
- mì-bhreithnichScottish Gaelic
- konprann malHaitian Creole
- սխալ հասկանալArmenian
- fraintendere, equivocareItalian
- არასწორად გაგებაGeorgian
- fallo, fallorLatin
- буруу ойлгохMongolian
- เขว, เข้าใจผิดThai
- yanlış anlamakTurkish
- غلط سمجھناUrdu
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