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To commit an act that is wrong; do wrong.
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  1. To commit an act that is wrong; do wrong.
  2. (Obs.) To go astray; wander
  3. To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
  1. To misunderstand
  2. To interpret incorrectly; misunderstand.
  3. To conceive wrongly; interpret incorrectly; misunderstand
To make an incorrect interpretation; to misunderstand.
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  1. To make an incorrect interpretation; to misunderstand.
  2. To interpret or explain wrongly.
  3. To interpret wrongly; understand or explain incorrectly
To judge wrongly or unfairly
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  1. To judge wrongly or unfairly
  2. To be wrong in judging.
  3. To make an error in judging, to incorrectly assess.
To count or estimate incorrectly.
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  1. To count or estimate incorrectly.
  2. To calculate incorrectly; miscount or misjudge
To reckon or calculate incorrectly
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  1. To reckon or calculate incorrectly
  2. To add (something) up incorrectly, make a wrong calculation of (an amount etc.).
  3. To engage in incorrect reckoning or miscalculation.
To handle dishonestly or illegally
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  1. To handle dishonestly or illegally
  2. To apply incorrectly; to misuse.
  3. To use badly, incorrectly, or wastefully
To construe wrongly; misinterpret or misunderstand
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  1. To construe wrongly; misinterpret or misunderstand
  2. To mistake the meaning of; misinterpret.
  3. To interpret erroneously, to understand incorrectly; to misunderstand.
To fail to differentiate (one person or thing) from another:
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  1. To fail to differentiate (one person or thing) from another:
  2. (--- Archaic) To cause to feel embarrassment.
  3. To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
Used in mild curses:
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  1. Used in mild curses:
  2. To make (something bad) worse:
  3. To cause to become confused or perplexed.
To apprehend incorrectly; misunderstand.
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  1. To apprehend incorrectly; misunderstand.
  2. To interpret incorrectly; to misunderstand.
  3. To fail to apprehend correctly; misunderstand
To set too high an estimate on or for
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  1. To set too high an estimate on or for
  2. To estimate too highly.
  3. To judge too highly
To make too low an estimate of the quantity, degree, or worth of:
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  1. To make too low an estimate of the quantity, degree, or worth of:
  2. To perceive (someone or something) as having a lower value, quantity, worth etc. than what it actually has.
  3. To consider (someone) to be less capable or effective than is actually the case:
To apprehend incorrectly; misunderstand.
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  1. To apprehend incorrectly; misunderstand.
  2. To interpret incorrectly; to misunderstand.
  3. To fail to apprehend correctly; misunderstand
  1. To misunderstand
  2. To interpret incorrectly; misunderstand.
  3. To conceive wrongly; interpret incorrectly; misunderstand
To construe wrongly; misinterpret or misunderstand
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  1. To construe wrongly; misinterpret or misunderstand
  2. To interpret erroneously, to understand incorrectly; to misunderstand.
  3. To mistake the meaning of; misinterpret.
To make an incorrect interpretation; to misunderstand.
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  1. To make an incorrect interpretation; to misunderstand.
  2. To interpret or explain wrongly.
  3. To interpret wrongly; understand or explain incorrectly
To read wrongly
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  1. To read wrongly
  2. To misinterpret or misunderstand:
  3. To misinterpret or misunderstand
(Intransitive) To commit an unintentional error; to do or think something wrong.
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  1. (Intransitive) To commit an unintentional error; to do or think something wrong.
  2. To understand or perceive wrongly; interpret or judge incorrectly
  3. To understand wrongly, taking one thing for another, or someone for someone else.
Find another word for misunderstand. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for misunderstand, like: err, misconceive, misinterpret, miscomprehend, misjudge, miscalculate, misreckon, misapply, misconstrue, be at crosspurposes and be perplexed.