Examples of misstate in a Sentence
The company misstated its profits.
An article in yesterday's paper misstated the name of the district attorney.
Recent Examples of misstate from the Web
Because of an editing error, an article last Sunday about Montgomery, Ala., misstated when the Civil Rights Memorial opened.
After a scandal over misstated oil reserves in 2004 that was partly blamed on the complexity of its dual-board structure, Shell’s investors lobbied for unification.
Correction: An earlier version of this story misstated the name of the National Grid president for Massachusetts.
Correction: The original version of this article misstated that some Walmarts also sell firearms sold by third parties.
The update also corrects an earlier version that misstated the name of her law school.
USA TODAY Sports Clarification: An earlier version of this story misstated how Nassar would serve his prison sentences.
This article previously misstated the number of malls erected in the past decade.
Correction: An earlier version of this story misstated the findings by Reuters.
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First Known Use of misstate
MISSTATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of misstate for English Language Learners
: to state or report (something) incorrectly
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