Definition of Misapprehend

1. Verb. Interpret in the wrong way. "Sam and Sue misapprehend the movie "; "She misconstrued my remarks"




Definition of Misapprehend

1. v. t. To take in a wrong sense; to misunderstand.

Definition of Misapprehend

1. Verb. (transitive) To interpret incorrectly; to misunderstand. ¹

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Definition of Misapprehend

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misapprehend

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misanthropist
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misapplication
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misappreciations
misapprehend (current term)
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Literary usage of Misapprehend

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1. The Law-breaker and the Coming of the Law by James Hinton (1884)
"And so we, with our self-regarding reticence, misapprehend Him, and think that He must have meant to claim some superhuman place and to fix mankind about ..."

2. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine (1819)
"You misapprehend him; he said, he believed it was for a piston of an air gun, that taken together with ¡riding the tube, it was satisfactory to him that it ..."

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