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misunderstand

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of misunderstand

  1. to fail to understand the true or actual meaning of <you misunderstood that poem because you took everything so literally> Synonyms misapprehend, misconstrue, misinterpret, misknow, misperceive, misread, miss, mistake Related Words misconceive, misdeem, misjudge; mishear Antonyms appreciate, apprehend, catch, comprehend, conceive, fathom, get, grasp, grok, know, make out, penetrate, perceive, savvy, see, seize, take in, understand




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