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Misstate definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MISSTA'TE, v.t. To state wrong; to make an erroneous representation of facts; as, to misstate a question in debate.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: state something incorrectly; "You misstated my position"

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb Date: 1650 to state incorrectly ; give a false account of misstatement noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. state wrongly or inaccurately.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Misstate Mis*state", v. t. To state wrongly; as, to misstate a question in debate. --Bp. Sanderson.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(misstates, misstating, misstated) If you misstate something, you state it incorrectly or give false information about it. (mainly AM) Look at the false police reports that omitted or misstated crucial facts... The amount was misstated in the table because of an error by regulators. VERB: V n, be V-ed

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Misrepresent, falsify, state wrongly.

Moby Thesaurus

belie, burlesque, camouflage, caricature, color, disguise, distort, dress up, embellish, embroider, exaggerate, falsify, fudge, garble, gild, gloss, gloss over, mask, miscite, miscolor, misquote, misreport, misrepresent, misteach, overdraw, overstate, parody, pervert, slant, strain, titivate, travesty, trick out, twist, understate, varnish, warp, whitewash, wrench



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