Definition of Miscalculate

1. Verb. Judge incorrectly. "I had misestimated his determination"

Exact synonyms: Misestimate
Generic synonyms: Misjudge
Derivative terms: Miscalculation



2. Verb. Calculate incorrectly. "I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding"
Exact synonyms: Misestimate
Category relationships: Arithmetic
Generic synonyms: Calculate, Cipher, Compute, Cypher, Figure, Reckon, Work Out
Derivative terms: Miscalculation, Misestimation

Definition of Miscalculate

1. v. t. & i. To calculate erroneously; to judge wrongly.

Definition of Miscalculate

1. Verb. To incorrectly calculate; to make a gross error in judgement. ¹

2. Verb. To make a gross error in judgement. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Miscalculate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Miscalculate

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miscalculate (current term)
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Literary usage of Miscalculate

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1. Historical Memoirs of My Own Time by Nathaniel William Wraxall (1815)
"Nor did he miscalculate his interests: for, within four months afterwards, in May of the same year, he received his reward, being created a Peer, ..."

2. An Arabic-English Dictionary on a New System by Habib Anthony Salmoné (1890)
"Miry, a. 1188,26; 184,57; 628,19. Misadventure, n. 514,49. Misanthrope, я. 595,17. Misanthropist, n. 163,36. miscalculate, vt 652,51. Miscalculation, я. ..."

3. Deterrence Theory: Success Or Failure in Arab-Israeli Wars by Elli Lieberman (1995)
"Did Egypt miscalculate Israel's Capacity for Endurance? The relevant reputation that would have had an effect was a reputation for enduring the costs ..."

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