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mis·rep·re·sent

 (mĭs-rĕp′rĭ-zĕnt′)
tr.v. mis·rep·re·sent·ed, mis·rep·re·sent·ing, mis·rep·re·sents
1. To give an incorrect or misleading representation of.
2. To serve incorrectly or dishonestly as an official representative of.

mis·rep′re·sen·ta′tion n.
mis·rep′re·sen′ta·tive (-zĕn′tə-tĭv) adj.
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misrepresent

(ˌmɪsrɛprɪˈzɛnt)
vb
(tr) to represent wrongly or inaccurately
ˌmisrepresenˈtation n
ˌmisrepreˈsentative adj
ˌmisrepreˈsenter n
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mis•rep•re•sent

(ˌmɪs rɛp rɪˈzɛnt)

v.t.
1. to represent incorrectly, improperly, or falsely.
2. to represent in an unsatisfactory manner.
[1640–50]
mis`rep•re•sen•ta′tion, n.
syn: misrepresent, distort, falsify share the sense of presenting information in a way that does not accord with the truth. misrepresent suggests a usu. deliberately incorrect or misleading representation or account: The dealer misrepresented the condition of the car. distort implies a twisting or perverting of intended meaning, as through error, bias, or exaggeration: The witness distorted the facts. falsify suggests an untruthful account, with an intention to mislead; it may involve fraudulent tampering with facts: to falsify a death certificate.
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misrepresent


Past participle: misrepresented
Gerund: misrepresenting

Imperative
misrepresent
misrepresent
Present
I misrepresent
you misrepresent
he/she/it misrepresents
we misrepresent
you misrepresent
they misrepresent
Preterite
I misrepresented
you misrepresented
he/she/it misrepresented
we misrepresented
you misrepresented
they misrepresented
Present Continuous
I am misrepresenting
you are misrepresenting
he/she/it is misrepresenting
we are misrepresenting
you are misrepresenting
they are misrepresenting
Present Perfect
I have misrepresented
you have misrepresented
he/she/it has misrepresented
we have misrepresented
you have misrepresented
they have misrepresented
Past Continuous
I was misrepresenting
you were misrepresenting
he/she/it was misrepresenting
we were misrepresenting
you were misrepresenting
they were misrepresenting
Past Perfect
I had misrepresented
you had misrepresented
he/she/it had misrepresented
we had misrepresented
you had misrepresented
they had misrepresented
Future
I will misrepresent
you will misrepresent
he/she/it will misrepresent
we will misrepresent
you will misrepresent
they will misrepresent
Future Perfect
I will have misrepresented
you will have misrepresented
he/she/it will have misrepresented
we will have misrepresented
you will have misrepresented
they will have misrepresented
Future Continuous
I will be misrepresenting
you will be misrepresenting
he/she/it will be misrepresenting
we will be misrepresenting
you will be misrepresenting
they will be misrepresenting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misrepresenting
you have been misrepresenting
he/she/it has been misrepresenting
we have been misrepresenting
you have been misrepresenting
they have been misrepresenting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misrepresenting
you will have been misrepresenting
he/she/it will have been misrepresenting
we will have been misrepresenting
you will have been misrepresenting
they will have been misrepresenting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misrepresenting
you had been misrepresenting
he/she/it had been misrepresenting
we had been misrepresenting
you had been misrepresenting
they had been misrepresenting
Conditional
I would misrepresent
you would misrepresent
he/she/it would misrepresent
we would misrepresent
you would misrepresent
they would misrepresent
Past Conditional
I would have misrepresented
you would have misrepresented
he/she/it would have misrepresented
we would have misrepresented
you would have misrepresented
they would have misrepresented
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misrepresent - represent falselymisrepresent - represent falsely; "This statement misrepresents my intentions"
sentimentalize, sentimentalise - look at with sentimentality or turn into an object of sentiment; "Don't sentimentalize the past events"
distort, falsify, garble, warp - make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
dissemble, feign, pretend, sham, affect - make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache"
represent - serve as a means of expressing something; "The flower represents a young girl"
2.misrepresent - tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
chisel, cheat - engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?"
juggle - manipulate by or as if by moving around components; "juggle an account so as to hide a deficit"
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misrepresent

verb distort, disguise, pervert, belie, twist, misinterpret, falsify, garble, misstate The extent of the current strike is being misrepresented.
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misrepresent

verb
To give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly:
Idiom: give a false coloring to.
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Translations

misrepresent

[ˌmɪsreprɪˈzent] VT [+ person] → dar una imagen falsa de; [+ views, situation] → tergiversar
he was misrepresented in the paperslos periódicos tergiversaron sus palabras
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

misrepresent

[ˌmɪsrɛprɪˈzɛnt] vt
[+ person] → donner une image inexacte de
to misrepresent sb as sth → présenter qn à tort comme qch
The press misrepresented him as arrogant and bullying → La presse l'a présenté à tort comme arrogant et tyrannique.
[+ views] → déformer
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

misrepresent

vtfalsch darstellen; facts alsoverdrehen; ideasverfälschen; he was misrepresented in the papersseine Worte etc wurden von der Presse verfälscht or entstellt wiedergegeben; he was misrepresented as being for the strikeer wurde zu Unrecht als Befürworter des Streiks hingestellt
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misrepresent

[ˈmɪsˌrɛprɪˈzɛnt] vt (facts) → travisare; (person) → dare un'impressione sbagliata di
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