transitive verb \ˌmis-ˈstāt\

: to state or report (something) incorrectly

Full Definition of MISSTATE

:  to state incorrectly :  give a false account of
mis·state·ment \-mənt\ noun

Examples of MISSTATE

  1. The company misstated its profits.
  2. An article in yesterday's paper misstated the name of the district attorney.

First Known Use of MISSTATE



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