Definition of Misestimate

1. Verb. Judge incorrectly. "I had misestimated his determination"

Exact synonyms: Miscalculate
Generic synonyms: Misjudge
Derivative terms: Miscalculation



2. Verb. Calculate incorrectly. "I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding"
Exact synonyms: Miscalculate
Category relationships: Arithmetic
Generic synonyms: Calculate, Cipher, Compute, Cypher, Figure, Reckon, Work Out
Derivative terms: Miscalculation, Misestimation

Definition of Misestimate

1. v. t. To estimate erroneously.

Definition of Misestimate

1. Verb. To estimate erroneously. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misestimate

1. [v -MATED, -MATING, -MATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misestimate

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miserlinesses
miserly
miserotia
misers
misery
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misery whip
miseryguts
mises
mises en scène
misesteem
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misestimate (current term)
misestimated
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misevent
misevents

Literary usage of Misestimate

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1. A Treasury of the English & German Languages by Joseph Cauvin (1870)
"To put one out of his —, seinen Leiden t in Ende machen. misestimate, va l (to miscalculate), vtr- rechnen; 2 (to undervalue), unterschätzen. misestimate, s ..."

2. An Introduction to the Theory of Statistics by George Udny Yule (1919)
"... but if it be only a small sample we may possibly misestimate the standard error to a serious extent. Following the procedure suggested in Chap. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by William Johnson (1865)
"The sheriff is compelled to take the security ; he may misestimate the ability of the bail; their circumstances may materially change after they have been ..."

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