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mis·i·den·ti·fy

 (mĭs′ī-dĕn′tə-fī′)
tr.v. mis·i·den·ti·fied, mis·i·den·ti·fy·ing, mis·i·den·ti·fies
To identify incorrectly.

mis′i·den′ti·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

misidentify

(ˌmɪsaɪˈdɛntɪfaɪ)
vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
to identify incorrectly

misidentify


Past participle: misidentified
Gerund: misidentifying

Imperative
misidentify
misidentify
Present
I misidentify
you misidentify
he/she/it misidentifies
we misidentify
you misidentify
they misidentify
Preterite
I misidentified
you misidentified
he/she/it misidentified
we misidentified
you misidentified
they misidentified
Present Continuous
I am misidentifying
you are misidentifying
he/she/it is misidentifying
we are misidentifying
you are misidentifying
they are misidentifying
Present Perfect
I have misidentified
you have misidentified
he/she/it has misidentified
we have misidentified
you have misidentified
they have misidentified
Past Continuous
I was misidentifying
you were misidentifying
he/she/it was misidentifying
we were misidentifying
you were misidentifying
they were misidentifying
Past Perfect
I had misidentified
you had misidentified
he/she/it had misidentified
we had misidentified
you had misidentified
they had misidentified
Future
I will misidentify
you will misidentify
he/she/it will misidentify
we will misidentify
you will misidentify
they will misidentify
Future Perfect
I will have misidentified
you will have misidentified
he/she/it will have misidentified
we will have misidentified
you will have misidentified
they will have misidentified
Future Continuous
I will be misidentifying
you will be misidentifying
he/she/it will be misidentifying
we will be misidentifying
you will be misidentifying
they will be misidentifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misidentifying
you have been misidentifying
he/she/it has been misidentifying
we have been misidentifying
you have been misidentifying
they have been misidentifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misidentifying
you will have been misidentifying
he/she/it will have been misidentifying
we will have been misidentifying
you will have been misidentifying
they will have been misidentifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misidentifying
you had been misidentifying
he/she/it had been misidentifying
we had been misidentifying
you had been misidentifying
they had been misidentifying
Conditional
I would misidentify
you would misidentify
he/she/it would misidentify
we would misidentify
you would misidentify
they would misidentify
Past Conditional
I would have misidentified
you would have misidentified
he/she/it would have misidentified
we would have misidentified
you would have misidentified
they would have misidentified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misidentify - identify incorrectlymisidentify - identify incorrectly; "Don't mistake her for her twin sister"
identify - consider to be equal or the same; "He identified his brother as one of the fugitives"
confuse, confound - mistake one thing for another; "you are confusing me with the other candidate"; "I mistook her for the secretary"
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According to the draft, the commission would like to add a requirement highlighting the need to eliminate transfusion errors related to patient misidentification. It would also add a requirement that acute care facilities implement best practices to prevent the spread of multiple drug-resistant organisms.
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