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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 ?
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Cruz even brazenly misquotes a Supreme Court decision, then with all impunity, turns around and publicly accuses me of the misquoting.
The entertaining article by Dave English, "Misquotes in Astronomy" (August issue, page 26), begins with the remark Galileo Galilei allegedly made after recanting his support of the Copernican theory.
NNA - 22/01/2012 - Tehran categorically denied what it termed as Western media misquotes of al-Quds commander Suleimani's recent utterances about "revolutionary Guard leverage and ability of influencing and bringing about Islamist rule to Iraq and Lebanon." Suleimani also allegedly confirmed Tehran's unflinching support for the struggle of the Syrian ruler Bashar Asad against his domestic and outside opponents." Foreign ministry spokesman in Tehran Ramin Mahmanerst, informed a local T.V.
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