Definition of Misrepresent

1. Verb. Represent falsely. "This statement misrepresents my intentions"

Exact synonyms: Belie
Specialized synonyms: Sentimentalise, Sentimentalize, Distort, Falsify, Garble, Warp, Affect, Dissemble, Feign, Pretend, Sham
Generic synonyms: Represent
Derivative terms: Misrepresentation



2. Verb. Tamper, with the purpose of deception. "Falsify the data"
Exact synonyms: Cook, Fake, Falsify, Fudge, Manipulate, Wangle
Generic synonyms: Cheat, Chisel
Specialized synonyms: Juggle
Also: Cook Up
Derivative terms: Fake, Fake, Faker, Fakery, Falsification, Falsification, Falsifier, Falsity, Misrepresentation, Wangle, Wangler

Definition of Misrepresent

1. v. t. To represent incorrectly (almost always, unfavorably); to give a false or erroneous representation of, either maliciously, ignorantly, or carelessly.

2. v. i. To make an incorrect or untrue representation.

Definition of Misrepresent

1. Verb. To represent falsely; to inaccurately portray something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misrepresent

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Literary usage of Misrepresent

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Criminal Evidence: Including the Rules Regulating by Harry Clay Underhill (1898)
"The motive of the witness to misrepresent.—Though we may have been repeatedly deceived by the misrepresentations of others, ..."

2. Report of the Trial of James H. Peck: Judge of the United States District by James Hawkins Peck, Arthur Joseph Stansbury, United States Congress. Senate (1833)
"Mr. Lawless' motived for writing the article he has stated to the court; he has on his oath disavowed any intention to misrepresent the Opinion ; he fias in ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"... I must ask permission to record my firm belief that be ¡3 not a man likely to misrepresent his age for the sake of attracting sympathy. ..."

4. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay (1864)
"CONCERNING THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PRESIDENT: A GROSS ATTEMPT TO misrepresent THIS PART OF THE PLAN DETECTED. THE constitution of tho executive department ..."

5. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States : a by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, John Church Hamilton (1869)
"CONCERNING THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PRESIDENT: A GROSS 4T TEMPT TO misrepresent THIS PART OF THE PLAN DETECTED. , THE constitution of the executive ..."

6. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1851)
"So bad as Pope's Homer it cannot by any possibility have been, ie it cannot so misrepresent and debase the original. John Howe. MB. ..."

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