To turn to an improper use; misuse
To make a mistake; err.
To cause to deviate from what is normal, reasonable, or accurate:
To count or estimate incorrectly.
Misinterpret is defined as to incorrectly describe or understand something.
To have sympathy or tolerance:
To become aware of (something) directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing:
To separate (a thing) mentally from another or others; recognize as separate or different
To apprehend incorrectly; misunderstand.
To misinterpret or misunderstand:
interpret in the wrong way
Find another word for misconstrue. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for misconstrue, like: pervert, mistake, misconceive, exaggerate, distort, misunderstand, miscalculate, misinterpret, misjudge, understand and perceive.