Misinterpret is defined as to incorrectly describe or understand something.
To apprehend incorrectly; misunderstand.
(Obs.) To go astray; wander
To reckon incorrectly; miscalculate.
To misconstrue is to interpret something in the wrong way or to understand someone's actions or intentions differently than intended.
To confuse is to make someone bewildered or unable to understand, or to mistake one thing for something else.
To confound is defined as to confuse someone, defeat an enemy or foil a plan.
To estimate too highly.
To make too low an estimate of the quantity, degree, or worth of:
To become aware of (something) directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing:
To judge wrongly or unfairly
To count or estimate incorrectly.
To learn indirectly or infer, as from hearsay:
To reach for and try to seize
To understand something.
To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
To explain the meaning of; make understandable
To understand or explain the meaning of (something), especially in a particular way; interpret:
To misinterpret or misunderstand:
interpret in the wrong way
Find another word for misunderstand. In this page you can discover 44 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for misunderstand, like: be perplexed, misinterpret, misapprehend, be misled, err, misreckon, misapply, misconstrue, be at crosspurposes, be bewildered and confuse.