Definition of Misread

1. Verb. Read or interpret wrongly. "He misread the data"

Generic synonyms: Read, Scan
Derivative terms: Misreading



2. Verb. Interpret wrongly. "Sam and Sue misread the movie "; "I misread Hamlet all my life!"
Exact synonyms: Misinterpret
Generic synonyms: Read, Take
Derivative terms: Misinterpretation, Misreading

Definition of Misread

1. v. t. To read amiss; to misunderstand in reading.

Definition of Misread

1. Verb. To read wrongly, normally by accident. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misread

1. to read incorrectly [v -READ, -READING, -READS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misread

misquotations
misquote
misquoted
misquoter
misquoters
misquotes
misquoting
misraise
misraised
misraises
misraising
misrate
misrated
misrates
misrating
misread (current term)
misreadable
misreading
misreadings
misreads
misrecall
misrecalled
misrecalling
misrecalls
misreceive
misreceived
misreceives
misreceiving
misrecital
misrecitals

Literary usage of Misread

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1. A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and by Nathan Dane (1824)
"^-^v*^-' it was misread to him, for when the evidence proves either of Gi'fb°LS™i«a t'iese 'acts' l'ie deed is void, and it is not his deed : and ..."

2. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... of London, wbi misread the word, and as they «en made on the banks of the Tweed, ил name was appropriated and according'.? adopted. ..."

3. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by John Payne Collier (1866)
"The editor, as was not unfrequently the case, left too much to the printer, and the printer misread the perhaps careless transcript with which he was ..."

4. The Clouded Lens: Persian Gulf Security and U.S. Policy by James H. Noyes (1982)
"British Rule misread Many observers were also misled both by their conception of the actual British military presence that departed in late 1971 and by ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"... from an ancient Roman bath ; (2) a stone, with an unintelligible but ingeniously misread inscription, popularly supposed to be a tombstone of the ..."

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