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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Understand in the wrong way; Derive the wrong meaning.

Usage examples (31)
  • I think this should be: Accepting he's telling the truth, the original article has undoubtedly grossly misrepresented misinterpreted what he said in an interview.
  • Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism
  • Avoiding ambiguity that requires the reader to wantonly misinterpret is less crucial than avoiding easy-to-fall-into ambiguities.
  • GBI response … but can detect (and thus "misinterpret") the for more
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