misstatement

misstatement
I noun bad reporting, blunder, deceit, deception, deviation from truth, distortion, duplicity, erratum, error, false statement, falsehood, falsification, fiction, imprecision, inaccuracy, incorrect statement, inexactitude, inexactness, insincerity, lie, mendacity, mendacium, misinformation, misrepresentation, mistake, perjury, perversion, pretense, slip, subreption, suppression of truth, untruth, untruthfulness, wrong statement associated concepts: misstatement of fact II index abuse (corrupt practice), color (deceptive appearance), error, false pretense, falsehood, falsification, lie, miscue, misestimation, misrepresentation, overstatement, perjury, pretext, story (falsehood)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • misstatement — mis‧state‧ment [ˌmɪsˈsteɪtmənt] noun [countable] LAW the act of deliberately giving false information to someone, especially in order to persuade them to enter into a contract, or a statement giving false information; = MISREPRESENTATION * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • misstatement — [n] misrepresentation adulteration, coloring, distortion, exaggeration, fabrication, falsehood, false light, falsification, inaccuracy, lie, misstatement, mutilation, not a true picture*, slant, story*, stretch, tall story*, twist, untruth;… …   New thesaurus

  • Misstatement — Mis*state ment, n. An incorrect statement. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misstatement — (n.) 1790, from MISSTATE (Cf. misstate) + MENT (Cf. ment) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Misstatement — Wikipedia does not have an encyclopedia article for Misstatement (search results). You may want to read Wiktionary s entry on misstatement instead.wiktionary:Special:Search/misstatement …   Wikipedia

  • misstatement — n. to make a misstatement * * * [ˌmɪs steɪtmənt] to make a misstatement …   Combinatory dictionary

  • misstatement — [[t]mɪ̱sste͟ɪtmənt[/t]] misstatements N COUNT A misstatement is an incorrect statement, or the giving of false information. [mainly AM] He finally corrected his misstatement and offered to reduce the fee... While this booklet has become an… …   English dictionary

  • misstatement — noun see misstate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • misstatement — See misstate. * * * …   Universalium

  • misstatement — noun A statement that is false. Usually indicating an error rather than an intentional lie …   Wiktionary

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