What does misunderstand mean?

Definitions for misunderstand
ˌmɪs ʌn dərˈstændmis·un·der·stand

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misconstrue, misinterpret, misconceive, misunderstand, misapprehend, be amiss(verb)

    interpret in the wrong way

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

Wiktionary

  1. misunderstand(Verb)

    To understand incorrectly, while thinking to have understood correctly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misunderstand(verb)

    to misconceive; to mistake; to miscomprehend; to take in a wrong sense

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Misunderstand

    mis-un-dėr-stand′, v.t. to take in a wrong sense.—n. Misunderstand′ing, a mistake as to meaning: a slight disagreement.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misunderstand in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misunderstand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of misunderstand in a Sentence

  1. Fox News:

    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.

  2. Anatole France:

    It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.

  3. John Ruskin:

    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.

  4. John Eastwood:

    I think people misunderstand boredom. They think it's simply borne out of the absence of things to do. It's really important to emphasize that is not the case.

  5. Lisa Murkowski:

    Let me be clear : I did not misunderstand the Army Corps' recent announcement, i am not'em barrassed' by my statement on it, and I will not be' quiet in the corner.' I am dead set on a high bar for large-scale resource development in the Bristol Bay watershed. The reality of this situation is the Pebble project has not met that bar and a permit can not be issued to it.

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