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Misapprehend

  • 1 Misapprehend — Mis*ap pre*hend , v. t. To take in a wrong sense; to misunderstand. Locke. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 misapprehend — 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,… …

    Law dictionary

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

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 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

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

    English World dictionary

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

    New Collegiate Dictionary

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

    Universalium

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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

  • 11 misapprehend — v. misunderstand, fail to understand …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 misapprehend — verb fail to understand (a person or their words) correctly; misinterpret …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 13 misapprehend — v. a. Misunderstand, misconceive, mistake …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 misapprehend — verb (T) formal to understand something wrongly …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 misapprehend — verb I fear you have misapprehended my intentions Syn: misunderstand, misinterpret, misconstrue, misconceive, mistake, misread, get the wrong idea about, take something the wrong way …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 misapprehend — v misunderstand, mistake, be mistaken, misread, misconstrue, misconceive, misinterpret; misjudge, miscalculate, miscount, misreckon; get the wrong idea, get a false impression; slip up, Sl. goof, err, blunder …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 17 misapprehend — mis·apprehend …

    English syllables

  • 18 misapprehend — mis•ap•pre•hend [[t]ˌmɪs æp rɪˈhɛnd[/t]] v. t. misunderstand • Etymology: 1645–55 mis ap•pre•hen′sion ˈhɛn ʃən n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 misapprehend — /mɪsæprəˈhɛnd/ (say misapruh hend) verb (t) → misunderstand. –misapprehensive, adjective –misapprehensively, adverb –misapprehensiveness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 misapprehend — v.tr. misunderstand (words, a person). Derivatives: misapprehension n. misapprehensive adj …

    Useful english dictionary