miscount


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mis·count

 (mĭs-kount′)
v. mis·count·ed, mis·count·ing, mis·counts
v.tr.
To count (something) incorrectly; miscalculate.
v.intr.
To make an incorrect count.
n. (mĭs′kount′)
An inaccurate count.

miscount

(ˌmɪsˈkaʊnt)
vb
to count or calculate incorrectly
n
a false count or calculation

mis•count

(v. mɪsˈkaʊnt; n. ˈmɪsˌkaʊnt)

v.i., v.t.
1. to count erroneously.
n.
2. an erroneous counting; miscalculation.
[1350–1400; < Middle French mesconter; see mis-1, count1]

miscount


Past participle: miscounted
Gerund: miscounting

Imperative
miscount
miscount
Present
I miscount
you miscount
he/she/it miscounts
we miscount
you miscount
they miscount
Preterite
I miscounted
you miscounted
he/she/it miscounted
we miscounted
you miscounted
they miscounted
Present Continuous
I am miscounting
you are miscounting
he/she/it is miscounting
we are miscounting
you are miscounting
they are miscounting
Present Perfect
I have miscounted
you have miscounted
he/she/it has miscounted
we have miscounted
you have miscounted
they have miscounted
Past Continuous
I was miscounting
you were miscounting
he/she/it was miscounting
we were miscounting
you were miscounting
they were miscounting
Past Perfect
I had miscounted
you had miscounted
he/she/it had miscounted
we had miscounted
you had miscounted
they had miscounted
Future
I will miscount
you will miscount
he/she/it will miscount
we will miscount
you will miscount
they will miscount
Future Perfect
I will have miscounted
you will have miscounted
he/she/it will have miscounted
we will have miscounted
you will have miscounted
they will have miscounted
Future Continuous
I will be miscounting
you will be miscounting
he/she/it will be miscounting
we will be miscounting
you will be miscounting
they will be miscounting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been miscounting
you have been miscounting
he/she/it has been miscounting
we have been miscounting
you have been miscounting
they have been miscounting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been miscounting
you will have been miscounting
he/she/it will have been miscounting
we will have been miscounting
you will have been miscounting
they will have been miscounting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been miscounting
you had been miscounting
he/she/it had been miscounting
we had been miscounting
you had been miscounting
they had been miscounting
Conditional
I would miscount
you would miscount
he/she/it would miscount
we would miscount
you would miscount
they would miscount
Past Conditional
I would have miscounted
you would have miscounted
he/she/it would have miscounted
we would have miscounted
you would have miscounted
they would have miscounted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.miscount - an inaccurate countmiscount - an inaccurate count      
counting, enumeration, numeration, count, reckoning, tally - the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours"
Verb1.miscount - count wrongly
count, numerate, enumerate, number - determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"
Translations

miscount

[ˌmɪsˈkaʊnt]
B. VIcontar mal
C. [ˈmɪskaʊnt] N there was a miscounthubo un error en el recuento

miscount

[mɪsˈkaʊnt] n [votes] → erreur f dans le décompte

miscount

n there was a miscountda hat sich jemand verzählt
vtfalsch (aus)zählen
visich verzählen

miscount

[ˌmɪsˈkaʊnt]
1. n (gen) → calcolo errato; (in election) → conteggio erroneo
2. vtcontare male
3. visbagliare il conto
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