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Synonyms for misinterpret
ˌmɪs ɪnˈtɜr prɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misinterpret(verb)

    interpret falsely

    Synonyms:
    misread, misunderstand, misapprehend, misconstrue, misconceive, be amiss

  2. misread, misinterpret(verb)

    interpret wrongly

    "I misread Hamlet all my life!"

    Synonyms:
    misread, misunderstand, misapprehend, misconstrue, misconceive, be amiss

  3. misconstrue, misinterpret, misconceive, misunderstand, misapprehend, be amiss(verb)

    interpret in the wrong way

    "Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"

    Synonyms:
    misread, misunderstand, misapprehend, misconstrue, misconceive, be amiss

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. misinterpret(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    misconstrue, explain wrongly, put a wrong construction on, put a false construction on, give a false coloring to

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    misread, misconstrue, misunderstand

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