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mis·in·ter·pret

 (mĭs′ĭn-tûr′prĭt)
tr.v. mis·in·ter·pret·ed, mis·in·ter·pret·ing, mis·in·ter·prets
To interpret or explain wrongly.

mis′in·ter′pre·ta′tion n.
mis′in·ter′pret·er n.

misinterpret

(ˌmɪsɪnˈtɜːprɪt)
vb
(tr) to interpret badly, misleadingly, or incorrectly
ˌmisinˌterpreˈtation n
ˌmisinˈterpreter n

mis•in•ter•pret

(ˌmɪs ɪnˈtɜr prɪt)

v.t., v.i. -pret•ed, -pret•ing.
to interpret, explain, or understand incorrectly.
[1580–90]
mis`in•ter′pret•a•ble, adj.
mis`in•ter`pre•ta′tion, n.
mis`in•ter′pret•er, n.

misinterpret


Past participle: misinterpreted
Gerund: misinterpreting

Imperative
misinterpret
misinterpret
Present
I misinterpret
you misinterpret
he/she/it misinterprets
we misinterpret
you misinterpret
they misinterpret
Preterite
I misinterpreted
you misinterpreted
he/she/it misinterpreted
we misinterpreted
you misinterpreted
they misinterpreted
Present Continuous
I am misinterpreting
you are misinterpreting
he/she/it is misinterpreting
we are misinterpreting
you are misinterpreting
they are misinterpreting
Present Perfect
I have misinterpreted
you have misinterpreted
he/she/it has misinterpreted
we have misinterpreted
you have misinterpreted
they have misinterpreted
Past Continuous
I was misinterpreting
you were misinterpreting
he/she/it was misinterpreting
we were misinterpreting
you were misinterpreting
they were misinterpreting
Past Perfect
I had misinterpreted
you had misinterpreted
he/she/it had misinterpreted
we had misinterpreted
you had misinterpreted
they had misinterpreted
Future
I will misinterpret
you will misinterpret
he/she/it will misinterpret
we will misinterpret
you will misinterpret
they will misinterpret
Future Perfect
I will have misinterpreted
you will have misinterpreted
he/she/it will have misinterpreted
we will have misinterpreted
you will have misinterpreted
they will have misinterpreted
Future Continuous
I will be misinterpreting
you will be misinterpreting
he/she/it will be misinterpreting
we will be misinterpreting
you will be misinterpreting
they will be misinterpreting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misinterpreting
you have been misinterpreting
he/she/it has been misinterpreting
we have been misinterpreting
you have been misinterpreting
they have been misinterpreting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misinterpreting
you will have been misinterpreting
he/she/it will have been misinterpreting
we will have been misinterpreting
you will have been misinterpreting
they will have been misinterpreting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misinterpreting
you had been misinterpreting
he/she/it had been misinterpreting
we had been misinterpreting
you had been misinterpreting
they had been misinterpreting
Conditional
I would misinterpret
you would misinterpret
he/she/it would misinterpret
we would misinterpret
you would misinterpret
they would misinterpret
Past Conditional
I would have misinterpreted
you would have misinterpreted
he/she/it would have misinterpreted
we would have misinterpreted
you would have misinterpreted
they would have misinterpreted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misinterpret - interpret falsely
rede, interpret - give an interpretation or explanation to
2.misinterpret - interpret wrongly; "I misread Hamlet all my life!"
read, take - interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression; "I read this address as a satire"; "How should I take this message?"; "You can't take credit for this!"
3.misinterpret - interpret in the wrong waymisinterpret - interpret in the wrong way; "Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"
construe, interpret, see - make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"

misinterpret

misinterpret

verb
Translations

misinterpret

[ˌmɪsɪnˈtɜːprɪt] VTinterpretar mal, malinterpretar; (deliberately) → tergiversar

misinterpret

[ˌmɪsɪnˈtɜːrprɪt] vt (= misunderstand) → mal interpréter

misinterpret

vtfalsch auslegen or deuten; play, novelfehlinterpretieren, falsch auslegen; (interpreter) → falsch wiedergeben; it could easily be misinterpreted as implying ingratitudees könnte leicht als Undankbarkeit ausgelegt werden; he misinterpreted her silence as agreementer deutete ihr Schweigen fälschlich als Zustimmung

misinterpret

[ˌmɪsɪnˈtɜːprɪt] vtinterpretare male
References in classic literature ?
My imagination had got started on the wrong scent, and that is always hopeless; one is sure, then, to go straight on misinterpreting everything, clear through to the end.
Either misinterpreting, or disregarding, the ominous silence preserved by his wife and Miss Garth, Mr.
Thus, moderate quantitative VWF deficient samples were misinterpreted as qualitative defects on 30/334 occasions (9% error rate); 17% of these errors were due to laboratories misinterpreting their own data, which was instead consistent with quantitative deficiencies.
Judge John Maxwell said Williams bundled Mr Rickus to the ground and jumped in the air to stamp on his head after misinterpreting a comment made by another group of men.
But in his last illness before he died, he had turned violent, and these are the memories she has been trying so hard to suppress over the years, misinterpreting her mother's behavior.