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
An earlier version of the story misstated the number of jobs forecast in the Wall Street Journal economist survey.
Correction: May 2, 2018 An earlier version of this article misstated the title of Kevin Chmielewski before he was removed from his position at the Environmental Protection Agency this year.
Editor's note: An earlier version of this story misstated how many feature films Alex Richanbach has directed.
Correction: The original version of this story misstated North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s title.
Mary Ann Gerth/Courier-Journal/USA TODAY Network Correction: A previous version of this story misstated the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy's views on the cigarette tax.
Correction: The original version of this story misstated the location of Microsoft’s headquarters.
Correction: An earlier version of this story misstated the name of the Pulitzer Prize won by Bob Dylan.
An earlier version of this story misstated Sherrod Brown's campaign cash-on-hand total.
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MISSTATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of misstate for English Language Learners
: to state or report (something) incorrectly
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