misplace definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To put into a wrong location: misplace punctuation in a sentence.
    • To mislay: I misplaced my wallet.
    • To bestow (confidence, for example) on an improper, unsuitable, or unworthy person or idea.
    • To put in a wrong destination; setting or place on an improper or unworthy item.
    • to put in a spot that one cannot recall; to mislay; to get rid of.
  • verb:
    • To put some thing somewhere after which forget its area; to mislay
    • To apply an individual's skills wrongly.
    • to place anything within the wrong location.
    • place (anything) where one cannot find it once again
    • place or place wrongly; put in the incorrect place
  • others:
    • To place wrongly; invest the wrong place; locate improperly or unsuitably: since, to misplace a book: misplaced self-confidence.

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