misstate

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verb mis·state \ˌmis-ˈstāt\

Definition of misstate

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to state incorrectly :  give a false account of

misstatement

play \-mənt\ noun

Examples of misstate in a sentence

  1. The company misstated its profits.

  2. An article in yesterday's paper misstated the name of the district attorney.

1650

First Known Use of misstate

1650


MISSTATE Defined for English Language Learners

misstate

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verb mis·state \ˌmis-ˈstāt\

Definition of misstate for English Language Learners

  • : to state or report (something) incorrectly


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