Definition of Mislocate

1. Verb. (transitive) To locate incorrectly. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mislocate

1. [v -CATED, -CATING, -CATES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mislocate

mislinks
mislist
mislisted
mislisting
mislists
mislit
mislive
mislived
mislives
misliving
mislocalization
mislocalize
mislocalized
mislocalizes
mislocalizing
mislocate (current term)
mislocated
mislocates
mislocating
mislocation
mislocations
mislodge
mislodged
mislodges
mislodging
mislook
mislore
misluck
mislucked
mislucks

Literary usage of Mislocate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Southern Literary Messenger (1859)
"By the way, we are a little surprised that our poet, in dealing with a historical subject, should allow himself the liberty to mislocate so well known an ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee by Tennessee Supreme Court, Joseph Brown Heiskell, Jere Baxter, Benjamin James Lea, George Wesley Pickle, Charles Theodore Cates, Frank Marian Thompson, Charles Le Sueur Cornelius, Roy Hood Beeler, George F. McCanless, David M. Pack (1912)
"... and that Stump could not be charged with knowledge that the surveyor would mislocate the Everitt entry, and therefore, when Barrell procured his grants ..."

3. The Hungry Heart: A Novel by David Graham Phillips (1909)
"... really the man I needed—the man who needed HK. A mirage isn'ta delusion, you know. It's an actuality tint we mislocate. I'd hunt on—and on—through the ..."

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