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mis·state

 (mĭs-stāt′)
tr.v. mis·stat·ed, mis·stat·ing, mis·states
To state wrongly or falsely.

mis·state′ment n.
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misstate

(ˌmɪsˈsteɪt)
vb
(tr) to state incorrectly
ˌmisˈstatement n
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mis•state

(mɪsˈsteɪt)

v.t. -stat•ed, -stat•ing.
to state wrongly or misleadingly.
[1640–50]
mis•state′ment, n.
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misstate


Past participle: misstated
Gerund: misstating

Imperative
misstate
misstate
Present
I misstate
you misstate
he/she/it misstates
we misstate
you misstate
they misstate
Preterite
I misstated
you misstated
he/she/it misstated
we misstated
you misstated
they misstated
Present Continuous
I am misstating
you are misstating
he/she/it is misstating
we are misstating
you are misstating
they are misstating
Present Perfect
I have misstated
you have misstated
he/she/it has misstated
we have misstated
you have misstated
they have misstated
Past Continuous
I was misstating
you were misstating
he/she/it was misstating
we were misstating
you were misstating
they were misstating
Past Perfect
I had misstated
you had misstated
he/she/it had misstated
we had misstated
you had misstated
they had misstated
Future
I will misstate
you will misstate
he/she/it will misstate
we will misstate
you will misstate
they will misstate
Future Perfect
I will have misstated
you will have misstated
he/she/it will have misstated
we will have misstated
you will have misstated
they will have misstated
Future Continuous
I will be misstating
you will be misstating
he/she/it will be misstating
we will be misstating
you will be misstating
they will be misstating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misstating
you have been misstating
he/she/it has been misstating
we have been misstating
you have been misstating
they have been misstating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misstating
you will have been misstating
he/she/it will have been misstating
we will have been misstating
you will have been misstating
they will have been misstating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misstating
you had been misstating
he/she/it had been misstating
we had been misstating
you had been misstating
they had been misstating
Conditional
I would misstate
you would misstate
he/she/it would misstate
we would misstate
you would misstate
they would misstate
Past Conditional
I would have misstated
you would have misstated
he/she/it would have misstated
we would have misstated
you would have misstated
they would have misstated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misstate - state something incorrectly; "You misstated my position"
say, state, tell - express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"
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misstate

verb misrepresent, twist, distort, falsify, pervert, misquote, give a false impression of, garble, misreport The reports misstated crucial facts.
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misstate

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

misstate

[ˌmɪsˈsteɪt] VTdeclarar erróneamente; (deliberately) → declarar falsamente
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So many volumes had been written about the poet since his death that she had also to dispose of a great number of misstatements, which involved minute researches and much correspondence.
Because, if I am not mistaken, we shall have to say that about men poets and story-tellers are guilty of making the gravest misstatements when they tell us that wicked men are often happy, and the good miserable; and that injustice is profitable when undetected, but that justice is a man's own loss and another's gain--these things we shall forbid them to utter, and command them to sing and say the opposite.
Further, control activities relevant to the audit include those control activities that the auditor judges necessary to understand in order to assess the risks of material misstatements at the assertion level.
Given that this article contains numerous misstatements of fact, we feel compelled to comment on the most egregious of those misstatements to ensure that investors are not further misled." Capelli said, "We would encourage investors to consider the source.
The Law of Misstatements: 50 Years on from Hedley Byrne v Heller (reprint, 2015)
The objective in an audit of financial statements is to determine whether they are free of material misstatement, regardless of whether that misstatement is intentional or not; in other words, a fraud examiner's priority is proving the nature and extent of a particular fraud, but an auditor's focus is detecting material misstatements.
Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC) has announced that it has settled a suit with Seattle Bank that had accused the bank of making misstatements about the quality of crisis-era mortgages.
The study also investigated whether the causes of misstatements are different if the auditors are not using computerized system in audit process.
6662(b)(3) penalty for tax underpayments attributable to valuation misstatements applies to an underpayment resulting from a basis-inflating transaction that is disregarded for a lack of economic substance.
In Basic, the Supreme Court accepted the fraud-on-the-market theory and held that in securities suits involving broadly traded stock, plaintiffs are presumed to have relied on the company's misstatements. As a result, plaintiffs can obtain class certification without bearing the burden of proving that each plaintiff actually relied on the misrepresentation of the company he or she is suing when transacting in that company's stock.
Speaking at the US Institute of Peace, Clinton said Washington has adopted a new approach through which it wants to clear all misstatements surrounding the aid bill.