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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.

misstate

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

mis•state

(mɪsˈsteɪt)

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

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
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"

misstate

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

misstate

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

misstate

[ˌmɪsˈsteɪt] VTdeclarar erróneamente; (deliberately) → declarar falsamente

misstate

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