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mis·es·ti·mate

 (mĭs-ĕs′tə-māt′)
tr.v. mis·es·ti·mat·ed, mis·es·ti·mat·ing, mis·es·ti·mates
To estimate incorrectly.

mis·es′ti·mate (-mĭt) n.
mis·es′ti·ma′tion n.

misestimate

(ˌmɪsˈɛstɪˌmeɪt)
vb (tr)
to estimate incorrectly
n
an incorrect or false estimate

misestimate


Past participle: misestimated
Gerund: misestimating

Imperative
misestimate
misestimate
Present
I misestimate
you misestimate
he/she/it misestimates
we misestimate
you misestimate
they misestimate
Preterite
I misestimated
you misestimated
he/she/it misestimated
we misestimated
you misestimated
they misestimated
Present Continuous
I am misestimating
you are misestimating
he/she/it is misestimating
we are misestimating
you are misestimating
they are misestimating
Present Perfect
I have misestimated
you have misestimated
he/she/it has misestimated
we have misestimated
you have misestimated
they have misestimated
Past Continuous
I was misestimating
you were misestimating
he/she/it was misestimating
we were misestimating
you were misestimating
they were misestimating
Past Perfect
I had misestimated
you had misestimated
he/she/it had misestimated
we had misestimated
you had misestimated
they had misestimated
Future
I will misestimate
you will misestimate
he/she/it will misestimate
we will misestimate
you will misestimate
they will misestimate
Future Perfect
I will have misestimated
you will have misestimated
he/she/it will have misestimated
we will have misestimated
you will have misestimated
they will have misestimated
Future Continuous
I will be misestimating
you will be misestimating
he/she/it will be misestimating
we will be misestimating
you will be misestimating
they will be misestimating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misestimating
you have been misestimating
he/she/it has been misestimating
we have been misestimating
you have been misestimating
they have been misestimating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misestimating
you will have been misestimating
he/she/it will have been misestimating
we will have been misestimating
you will have been misestimating
they will have been misestimating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misestimating
you had been misestimating
he/she/it had been misestimating
we had been misestimating
you had been misestimating
they had been misestimating
Conditional
I would misestimate
you would misestimate
he/she/it would misestimate
we would misestimate
you would misestimate
they would misestimate
Past Conditional
I would have misestimated
you would have misestimated
he/she/it would have misestimated
we would have misestimated
you would have misestimated
they would have misestimated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misestimate - judge incorrectly; "I had misestimated his determination"
misjudge - judge incorrectly
2.misestimate - calculate incorrectlymisestimate - calculate incorrectly; "I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding"
arithmetic - the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
compute, calculate, cipher, cypher, figure, reckon, work out - make a mathematical calculation or computation

misestimate

verb
1. To calculate wrongly:
2. To make a mistake in judging:
noun
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