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mis·quote

 (mĭs-kwōt′)
tr.v. mis·quot·ed, mis·quot·ing, mis·quotes
To quote incorrectly.

mis′quo·ta′tion (-kwō-tā′shən) n.
mis·quot′er n.

misquote

(ˌmɪsˈkwəʊt)
vb
to quote (a text, speech, etc) inaccurately
ˌmisquoˈtation n

mis•quote

(mɪsˈkwoʊt)

v. -quot•ed, -quot•ing,
n. v.t., v.i.
1. to quote incorrectly.
n.
2. Also, mis`quo•ta′tion. an incorrect quotation.

misquote


Past participle: misquoted
Gerund: misquoting

Imperative
misquote
misquote
Present
I misquote
you misquote
he/she/it misquotes
we misquote
you misquote
they misquote
Preterite
I misquoted
you misquoted
he/she/it misquoted
we misquoted
you misquoted
they misquoted
Present Continuous
I am misquoting
you are misquoting
he/she/it is misquoting
we are misquoting
you are misquoting
they are misquoting
Present Perfect
I have misquoted
you have misquoted
he/she/it has misquoted
we have misquoted
you have misquoted
they have misquoted
Past Continuous
I was misquoting
you were misquoting
he/she/it was misquoting
we were misquoting
you were misquoting
they were misquoting
Past Perfect
I had misquoted
you had misquoted
he/she/it had misquoted
we had misquoted
you had misquoted
they had misquoted
Future
I will misquote
you will misquote
he/she/it will misquote
we will misquote
you will misquote
they will misquote
Future Perfect
I will have misquoted
you will have misquoted
he/she/it will have misquoted
we will have misquoted
you will have misquoted
they will have misquoted
Future Continuous
I will be misquoting
you will be misquoting
he/she/it will be misquoting
we will be misquoting
you will be misquoting
they will be misquoting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misquoting
you have been misquoting
he/she/it has been misquoting
we have been misquoting
you have been misquoting
they have been misquoting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misquoting
you will have been misquoting
he/she/it will have been misquoting
we will have been misquoting
you will have been misquoting
they will have been misquoting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misquoting
you had been misquoting
he/she/it had been misquoting
we had been misquoting
you had been misquoting
they had been misquoting
Conditional
I would misquote
you would misquote
he/she/it would misquote
we would misquote
you would misquote
they would misquote
Past Conditional
I would have misquoted
you would have misquoted
he/she/it would have misquoted
we would have misquoted
you would have misquoted
they would have misquoted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misquote - an incorrect quotation
quotation, quote, citation - a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
Verb1.misquote - quote incorrectly; "He had misquoted the politician"
quote, cite - repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her"

misquote

verb misrepresent, twist, distort, pervert, muddle, mangle, falsify, garble, misreport, misstate, quote or take out of context His letter was misquoted.
Translations

misquote

[ˌmɪsˈkwəʊt] VTcitar incorrectamente
he was misquoted in the pressla prensa no reprodujo con exactitud sus palabras

misquote

[ˌmɪsˈkwəʊt] vtciter erronément or inexactement

misquote

vtfalsch zitieren; he was misquoted as having said …man unterstellte ihm, gesagt zu haben …

misquote

[ˌmɪsˈkwəʊt] vtcitare erroneamente
References in classic literature ?
= slightly misquoted from Shakespeare, "King Henry IV, Part I," Act I, Scene 3, line 202; chill penury....
{'manor born' = from "to the manner born" Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act I, Scene 4, line 2--frequently misquoted in popular speech as "to the manor born"}
And with several texts of Scripture, misquoted or misapplied, and religious exclamations so redolent of the ludicrous in the style of delivery and manner of bringing in, if not in the expressions themselves, that I decline repeating them, she withdrew; tossing her large head in high good-humour--with herself at least--and left me hoping that, after all, she was rather weak than wicked.
'The issue on the new strain of dengue virus circulated as a result of a misquoted DOH official.
Palestinian minister 'misquoted' Palestinian Culture Minister Atef Abu Saif denied "misquoted statements" attributed to him by some Palestinian news outlets from an interview he did with a German newspaper.
"Panelo na lang so kung i-misquote siya, siya yung madaldal, eh (I'll let Panelo speak so if he gets misquoted, then it's his problem.
John Larson, a Connecticut Democrat who misquoted this on the House floor in 2000.
Summary: Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Apr 17 (ANI): Hours after the BJP demanded an apology for his comments on President Ram Nath Kovind, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday claimed that a section of media misquoted him as saying Kovind was elected to the highest constitutional post due to his caste.
Suren Raghavan says he was misquoted by some local newspapers on comments he made with regards to the meeting between the Sri Lankan Government delegation and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet in Geneva last week.
Kalonzo has, however, issued a statement saying he was misquoted on his support for a change in the Constitution that will allow a third term for the President.
He said that a section of media misquoted him that a jirga decree was behind murder of the four people.
IRGC Spokesman General Ramezan Sharif also rushed to reject the faulty report, stressing that Sha'bani's remarks have been misquoted. He also reminded that Sha'bani is a retired general and was only a commander at the time of the Iraqi imposed war in the 1980s.