Misreport Mis`re*port", n. An erroneous report; a false or incorrect account given. --Denham. South. [1913 Webster]

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  • Misreport — Mis re*port , v. t. & i. To report erroneously; to give an incorrect account of. Locke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misreport — index bear false witness, distort, falsify, feign, misrepresent, misrepresentation, misstate, palter …   Law dictionary

  • misreport — (v.) c.1400, from MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + REPORT (Cf. report) (v.). Related: Misreported; misreporting …   Etymology dictionary

  • misreport — [mis΄rē pôrt′] vt. to report incorrectly or falsely n. an incorrect or false report …   English World dictionary

  • misreport — UK [ˌmɪsrɪˈpɔː(r)t] / US [ˌmɪsrɪˈpɔrt] verb [transitive] Word forms misreport : present tense I/you/we/they misreport he/she/it misreports present participle misreporting past tense misreported past participle misreported to give a false or… …   English dictionary

  • misreport — misreporter, n. /mis ri pawrt , pohrt /, v.t. 1. to report incorrectly or falsely. n. 2. an incorrect or false report. [1375 1425; late ME misreport(e) (n.), misreporten (v.); see MIS 1, REPORT] * * * …   Universalium

  • misreport — verb To incorrectly report …   Wiktionary

  • misreport — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. distort, falsify, misquote; see exaggerate …   English dictionary for students

  • misreport — mis|re|port [ˌmısrıˈpo:t US ˈpo:rt] v [T usually passive] to give an incorrect or untrue account of an event or situation ▪ The facts of the story have been misreported …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • misreport — mis|re|port [ ,mısrı pɔrt ] verb transitive to give a false or incorrect account or description of something ╾ mis|re|port noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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