misname

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mis·name

 (mĭs-nām′)
tr.v. mis·named, mis·nam·ing, mis·names
To call by a wrong name.
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misname

(ˌmɪsˈneɪm)
vb
to name unsuitably or wrongly
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misname


Past participle: misnamed
Gerund: misnaming

Imperative
misname
misname
Present
I misname
you misname
he/she/it misnames
we misname
you misname
they misname
Preterite
I misnamed
you misnamed
he/she/it misnamed
we misnamed
you misnamed
they misnamed
Present Continuous
I am misnaming
you are misnaming
he/she/it is misnaming
we are misnaming
you are misnaming
they are misnaming
Present Perfect
I have misnamed
you have misnamed
he/she/it has misnamed
we have misnamed
you have misnamed
they have misnamed
Past Continuous
I was misnaming
you were misnaming
he/she/it was misnaming
we were misnaming
you were misnaming
they were misnaming
Past Perfect
I had misnamed
you had misnamed
he/she/it had misnamed
we had misnamed
you had misnamed
they had misnamed
Future
I will misname
you will misname
he/she/it will misname
we will misname
you will misname
they will misname
Future Perfect
I will have misnamed
you will have misnamed
he/she/it will have misnamed
we will have misnamed
you will have misnamed
they will have misnamed
Future Continuous
I will be misnaming
you will be misnaming
he/she/it will be misnaming
we will be misnaming
you will be misnaming
they will be misnaming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misnaming
you have been misnaming
he/she/it has been misnaming
we have been misnaming
you have been misnaming
they have been misnaming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misnaming
you will have been misnaming
he/she/it will have been misnaming
we will have been misnaming
you will have been misnaming
they will have been misnaming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misnaming
you had been misnaming
he/she/it had been misnaming
we had been misnaming
you had been misnaming
they had been misnaming
Conditional
I would misname
you would misname
he/she/it would misname
we would misname
you would misname
they would misname
Past Conditional
I would have misnamed
you would have misnamed
he/she/it would have misnamed
we would have misnamed
you would have misnamed
they would have misnamed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misname - assign in incorrect name to; "These misnamed philanthropists"
call - ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality; "He called me a bastard"; "She called her children lazy and ungrateful"
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Translations

misname

[ˌmɪsˈneɪm] VTllamar equivocadamente
this grotesquely misnamed societyesta sociedad con su nombre grotescamente inapropiado
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misname

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'Picketing B-Mirk employees misrepresented themselves as NutriAsia employees and organized a union, misnaming their union under NutriAsia,' the company said.
This misnaming caused quite a bit of consternation in the little dog, who tried very hard to get his family to rename him, once he learned from many other animals (a mouse, a goldfish, a bird etc.) that he certainly was not a cat.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Foreign Ministry in a protest note on Wednesday to the Swiss Embassy - that protects the US interests - in Tehran deplored Washington's interfering remarks against Iran as unacceptable and slammed the US for misnaming the Persian Gulf in a draft resolution.