I verb be deceived, be in error, be misled, be mistaken, blunder, confuse, distort, err, fail to understand, have the wrong impression, miscalculate, miscomprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misdeem, misinterpret, misjudge, misreckon, mistake, misunderstand, receive a false impression, take amiss, take wrongly II index err, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misjudge, misread, mistake, misunderstand

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  • Misapprehend — Mis*ap pre*hend , v. t. To take in a wrong sense; to misunderstand. Locke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misapprehend — (v.) 1640s, from MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + APPREHEND (Cf. apprehend). Related: Misapprehended; misapprehending …   Etymology dictionary

  • misapprehend — [v] get the wrong idea, impression blunder, confuse, err, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misread, miss, mistake, misunderstand; concept 15 Ant. apprehend, comprehend, understand …   New thesaurus

  • misapprehend — [mis΄ap rē hend′] vt. to fail to apprehend correctly; misunderstand misapprehension [mis΄ap prehen′shən] n …   English World dictionary

  • misapprehend — transitive verb Date: 1628 to apprehend wrongly ; misunderstand • misapprehension noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • misapprehend — misapprehendingly, adv. /mis ap ri hend /, v.t. to misunderstand. [1645 55; MIS 1 + APPREHEND] * * * …   Universalium

  • misapprehend — verb /mɪsapɹɪˈhɛnd/ To interpret incorrectly; to misunderstand. They misapprehended the intentions and capabilities of our enemies, miscalculated the strength of communism, and misjudged the threat of terrorism …   Wiktionary

  • misapprehend — Synonyms and related words: contort, distort, garble, get one wrong, get wrong, gloss, make a miscue, make a mistake, misapply, miscite, misconceive, misconstrue, miscue, misdeem, misexplain, misexplicate, misexpound, misidentify, misinterpret,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • misapprehend — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. misunderstand, mistake, misinterpret. See error. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. err, blunder, confuse; see mistake , misunderstand . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To understand incorrectly: misconceive …   English dictionary for students

  • misapprehend — v. misunderstand, fail to understand …   English contemporary dictionary

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