mislabel

mislabel
verb brand incorrectly, classify incorrectly, deceive, defraud, describe incorrectly, designate incorrectly, docket incorrectly, falsely characterize, identify incorrectly, label incorrectly, lead astray, lead into error, mark incorrectly, misbrand, mischaracterize, misclassify, misdenominate, misdescribe, misdesignate, misdirect, misguide, misidentify, misinform, mislead, mismark, misname, misrepresent, misstate, misticket, mistitle, name incorrectly, represent incorrectly, stamp incorrectly, tag incorrectly, ticket incorrectly, title incorrectly associated concepts: fraud

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  • mislabel — UK US /ˌmɪsˈleɪbəl/ verb [T] ( ll , US also l ) ► to put information that is not correct on something: »Because it was mislabeled, the wrong part was sent to us …   Financial and business terms

  • mislabel — (v.) 1865, from MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + LABEL (Cf. label) (v.). Related: Mislabeled; mislabeling …   Etymology dictionary

  • mislabel — [mis lā′bəl] vt. mislabeled or mislabelled, mislabeling or mislabelling to label incorrectly or improperly …   English World dictionary

  • mislabel — /mis lay beuhl/, v.t., mislabeled, mislabeling or (esp. Brit.) mislabelled, mislabelling. to label wrongly, incorrectly, or misleadingly: to mislabel a bottle of medicine. [MIS 1 + LABEL] * * * …   Universalium

  • mislabel — verb To label incorrectly. Be sure not to mislabel the files or youll never find them again! …   Wiktionary

  • mislabel — mis•la•bel [[t]mɪsˈleɪ bəl[/t]] v. t. beled, bel•ing or (esp. brit.) belled, bel•ling. to label wrongly, incorrectly, or misleadingly: to mislabel a bottle of medicine[/ex] • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • mislabel — v. label incorrectly, label improperly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mislabel — verb (mislabels, mislabelling, mislabelled) label incorrectly …   English new terms dictionary

  • mislabel — mis·label …   English syllables

  • mislabel — (ˈ)mis+ transitive verb Etymology: mis (I) + label : to label incorrectly or falsely charged that the company had mislabeled its products …   Useful english dictionary

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