Definition of Miscount

1. Noun. An inaccurate count.




2. Verb. Count wrongly. "They miscount the money "
Generic synonyms: Count, Enumerate, Number, Numerate

Definition of Miscount

1. v. t. & i. To count erroneously.

2. n. An erroneous counting.

Definition of Miscount

1. Verb. To incorrectly count or add up ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Miscount

1. to count incorrectly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Miscount

miscorrecting
miscorrection
miscorrections
miscorrects
miscorrelation
miscorrelations
miscost
miscosted
miscosting
miscounsel
miscounseled
miscounseling
miscounselled
miscounselling
miscounsels
miscount (current term)
miscounted
miscounting
miscounts
miscreant
miscreants
miscreate
miscreated
miscreates
miscreating
miscreation
miscreations
miscreative
miscreator
miscreators

Literary usage of Miscount

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Thus do all men generally miscount in the days of their health. Bp. Patrick, Divine Arithmetic, p. ... [< miscount, r.] An erroneous counting or numbering, ..."

2. Arguments and Speeches of William Maxwell Evarts by William Maxwell Evarts (1919)
"And yet these men laugh at you; they tell you in so many words that they will repeat, and repeat—miscount and miscount, and the freedom of suffrage is ..."

3. The Canada Law Journalby Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association by Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association (1876)
"There was a miscount. The numbers returned were thirteen for Edgar and one hundred and fifteen for McCallum, whereas it should have been twelve for 1'Mgar ..."

4. Lectures on Revivals of Religion by Charles Grandison Finney (1835)
"A lady was once buying some eggs in a store, and the clerk made a miscount and gave her one more than the number. She saw it at the time, but said nothing, ..."

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