misdefine

misdefine

(ˌmɪsdɪˈfaɪn)
vb (tr)
to define wrongly or badly

misdefine


Past participle: misdefined
Gerund: misdefining

Imperative
misdefine
misdefine
Present
I misdefine
you misdefine
he/she/it misdefines
we misdefine
you misdefine
they misdefine
Preterite
I misdefined
you misdefined
he/she/it misdefined
we misdefined
you misdefined
they misdefined
Present Continuous
I am misdefining
you are misdefining
he/she/it is misdefining
we are misdefining
you are misdefining
they are misdefining
Present Perfect
I have misdefined
you have misdefined
he/she/it has misdefined
we have misdefined
you have misdefined
they have misdefined
Past Continuous
I was misdefining
you were misdefining
he/she/it was misdefining
we were misdefining
you were misdefining
they were misdefining
Past Perfect
I had misdefined
you had misdefined
he/she/it had misdefined
we had misdefined
you had misdefined
they had misdefined
Future
I will misdefine
you will misdefine
he/she/it will misdefine
we will misdefine
you will misdefine
they will misdefine
Future Perfect
I will have misdefined
you will have misdefined
he/she/it will have misdefined
we will have misdefined
you will have misdefined
they will have misdefined
Future Continuous
I will be misdefining
you will be misdefining
he/she/it will be misdefining
we will be misdefining
you will be misdefining
they will be misdefining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misdefining
you have been misdefining
he/she/it has been misdefining
we have been misdefining
you have been misdefining
they have been misdefining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misdefining
you will have been misdefining
he/she/it will have been misdefining
we will have been misdefining
you will have been misdefining
they will have been misdefining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misdefining
you had been misdefining
he/she/it had been misdefining
we had been misdefining
you had been misdefining
they had been misdefining
Conditional
I would misdefine
you would misdefine
he/she/it would misdefine
we would misdefine
you would misdefine
they would misdefine
Past Conditional
I would have misdefined
you would have misdefined
he/she/it would have misdefined
we would have misdefined
you would have misdefined
they would have misdefined
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