miscalculate

verb
mis·cal·cu·late | \ ˌmis-ˈkal-kyə-ˌlāt \
miscalculated; miscalculating

Definition of miscalculate 

: to calculate wrongly : to make a miscalculation This fall, publishers badly miscalculated the public's appetite for celebrity tell-alls. —Patrick M. Reilly … the bosses simply weren't ready when it turned out they had miscalculated badly. —Kevin Drum

First Known Use of miscalculate

1633, in the meaning defined above

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miscalculate

verb
mis·cal·cu·late | \ mis-ˈkal-kyə-ˌlāt \
miscalculated; miscalculating

Kids Definition of miscalculate

: to make a mistake in figuring or estimating

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