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