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MISSTA'TE, v.t. To state wrong; to make an erroneous representation of facts; as, to misstate a question in debate.
1: state something incorrectly; "You misstated my position"
transitive verb Date: 1650 to state incorrectly give a false account of • ; misstatement noun v.tr. state wrongly or inaccurately.
Misstate Mis*state", v. t. To state wrongly; as, to misstate a question in debate. --Bp. Sanderson.
(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
Misrepresent, falsify, state wrongly. v. a. 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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