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miscount

verb mis·count \ ˌmis-ˈkau̇nt \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of miscount

miscounted; miscounting
transitive + intransitive
: to make a mistake in counting (something) : to count (something) incorrectly
  • miscount the number of workers in the office
  • miscounted in figuring how much change to give

First Known Use of miscount

14th century

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miscount

noun mis·count \ ˈmis-ˌkau̇nt \

Definition of miscount

plural miscounts
: an incorrect count
  • a miscount of the votes

First Known Use of miscount

1551

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MISCOUNT Defined for Kids

miscount

verb mis·count \ mis-ˈkau̇nt \

Definition of miscount for Students

miscounted; miscounting
: to incorrectly determine the total of


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