Definition of misplace
- misplace a comma
- misplaced the keys
- his trust had been misplaced
I seem to have misplaced my keys.
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: to put (something) in the wrong place
: to lose (something) for a short time by forgetting where you put it
: to direct (a feeling, such as trust or confidence) toward someone or something that does not deserve it
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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