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
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Correction: The original version of this story misstated the entity that supported Roy Moore’s candidacy.
The board’s list also accused Anderson of pressuring Tri-City’s former finance officer to misstate financial reserves, inappropriately investigating Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall and creating an improper work environment for employees.
Time Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this story misstated the missile range.
Corrections & Amplifications An earlier version of this article misstated the court the sentencing took place in.
Editor's Note May 8, 2017: This article originally misstated that the Amazon river runs from the Andes to the Atlantic Ocean.
An article last Sunday about the photographer Terry Richardson’s suspended relationship with magazines misstated Joanna Coles’s title.
Obviously opioid abuse is a challenge today, as is adequately treating patient pain, though, 20 years later, the problem is still sometimes misstated.
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First Known Use of misstate
Synonymsbend, color, cook, distort, falsify, fudge, misinterpret, misrelate, misrepresent, garble, pervert, slant, twist, warp
Related Wordsmisdescribe, misspeak, mistranslate; belie, camouflage, disguise, dissemble, gloss (over), mask, veil, whitewash; bowdlerize, censor; complicate, confound, confuse, mistake, mix (up); mystify, obscure; equivocate, fib, lie, palter, prevaricate
Near Antonymsclarify, clear (up), explain, illuminate, illustrate, interpret, spell out; decipher
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