misread
transitive verb (misread; misreading) Date: 1658 1. to read incorrectly 2. to misinterpret in or as if in reading <
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  • Misread — Mis*read , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Misread}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misreading}.] To read amiss; to misunderstand in reading. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Misread — Mis*read , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Misread}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misreading}.] To read amiss; to misunderstand in reading. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Misread — can also mean to misunderstand something because it was read in the wrong way. Misread is the second song from the album Riot on an Empty Street , by Kings of Convenience. It was released as a single October 26, 2004 …   Wikipedia

  • misread — ► VERB (past and past part. misread) ▪ read or interpret wrongly …   English terms dictionary

  • misread — [mis΄rēd′] vt., vi. misread [mis΄red′] misreading [mis΄rēd′iŋ] to read wrongly, esp. so as to misinterpret or misunderstand …   English World dictionary

  • misread — I verb be deceived, be erroneous, be mistaken, blunder, confuse, distort, err, fall into error, garble, interpret incorrectly, make a mistake, misapprehend, misconstrue, misdeem, misidentify, misinterpret, mistake, mistranslate, misunderstand,… …   Law dictionary

  • misread — (v.) 1809, from MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + READ (Cf. read). Related: Misreading …   Etymology dictionary

  • misread — [[t]mɪ̱sri͟ːd[/t]] misreads, misreading (The form misread is used in the present tense, and is the past tense and past participle, when it is pronounced [[t]mɪ̱sre̱d[/t]].) 1) VERB If you misread a situation or someone s behaviour, you do not… …   English dictionary

  • misread — UK [mɪsˈriːd] / US [mɪsˈrɪd] verb [transitive] Word forms misread : present tense I/you/we/they misread he/she/it misreads present participle misreading past tense misread UK [mɪsˈred] / US past participle misread a) to read something wrongly He… …   English dictionary

  • misread — verb ADVERB ▪ completely, totally ▪ I had completely misread his intentions. ▪ badly PREPOSITION ▪ as …   Collocations dictionary

  • misread — mis|read [ˌmısˈri:d] v past tense and past participle misread [ ˈred] [T] 1.) to make a wrong judgment about a person or situation = ↑misinterpret ▪ I think she misread the situation. ▪ He may be misreading her intentions. 2.) to read something… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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