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misrepresent

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of misrepresent

  1. 1 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of <this summary seriously misrepresents the general tone and substance of the speech> Synonyms bend, color, cook, distort, falsify, fudge, misinterpret, misrelate, garble, misstate, pervert, slant, twist, warpRelated Words misdescribe, misspeak, mistranslate; belie, camouflage, disguise, dissemble, gloss (over), mask, veil, whitewash; bowdlerize, censor; complicate, confound, confuse, mistake, mix (up); mystify, obscure; equivocate, fib, lie, palter, prevaricateNear Antonyms clarify, clear (up), explain, illuminate, illustrate, interpret, spell out; decipher

  2. 2 to give a misleading impression of <deliberately misrepresented the facts of the case> Synonyms belieRelated Words contradict; camouflage, cloak, conceal, counterfeit, disguise, hide, mask, obscure; color, deceive, distort, falsify, garble, mislead, misrender, misreport, twist; dissemble, feign, pretendNear Antonyms bare, demonstrate, disclose, discover, evince, exhibit, expose, reveal; flaunt, parade, show offAntonyms betray, represent





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